Toronto Mayoral Candidate George Smitherman’s Husband Found Alive

This morning, Towleroad reported that Christopher Peloso, the husband of Toronto mayoral candidate and former Ontario health minister George Smitherman and the father of their two children, had been missing since Monday afternoon.

PelosoHe has been found alive near train tracks in West Toronto, the National Post reports:

Constable Wendy Drummond confirmed that Mr. Peloso has been found near Dupont and Lansdowne, “conscious and breathing.”

“That’s all we’ve got at this point,” said Const. Drummond.

Earlier on Tuesday, an extensive search was underway near the intersection after police triangulated the last known location of Peloso’s cell phone. The ground search, along the railway line behind a GE plant, included police officers from 13 Division and a canine unit.

No further details were disclosed.

Smitherman tweeted: "Thanks to @TorontoPolice, Christopher is alive+ safely in the hands of TO Western Hospital. Love&Thank you to all. George, Michael and Kayla"