Rowan Wallace COOK
October 2, 2013
Year of birth:1973
Rowan Cook was last seen at Walpole Hardware Supplies on 2 October 2013 before
walking back to his campsite off Aldridge Cove, Walpole.
His abandoned campsite was located on 18 November 2013 by a hiking group.
Despite extensive enquiries by Police there have been no sightings of Rowan
since this time.
If you have information that may assist police to locate Rowan please call Crime
Stoppers on 1800 333 000.
Abandoned bush tent near Walpole sparks concern for missing camper, Rowan Cook
Aleisha Orr - WA Today
An abandoned tent in bushland in the South West has been flagged
with police, sparking concerns about the whereabouts of 40-year-old
Rowan Wallace Cook.
Three campers arrived at the Aldridge Cove site last Monday, about
12 kilometres west of Walpole, along the Nuyts Wilderness Track and
camped there for two nights.
They noticed a tent and personal belongings nearby, but no one
returned to the tent during their stay.
The group hiked out of the area and returned to Perth on
Wednesday and raised the alarm with police about 6.20pm on
Police attended the area and despite a search of the immediate
area with the assistance of marine rescue volunteers and
Department of Parks and Wildlife personnel, no one has been
Police say that personal belongings at the scene are believed to
belong to WA man Rowan Cook.
It is possible Mr Cook may have been in the area, or surrounding
areas any time in the last two months.
Walpole Police would like to speak to anyone that has camped in
the Aldridge Cove area in the past two months, anyone that has
hiked nearby and spoken to a person named Rowan, anyone who
recognises the camping equipment pictured, and anyone who knows
a person by the name Rowan Cook who was intending to go hiking
in that part of the state.
Due to the nature of the surrounding terrain, State Emergency
Service volunteers from Busselton and Bunbury will form a
specialist vertical rescue team and assist with the search on
Anyone with information is asked call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333