Overwatch content creator Jayne found safe after going missing

Michael Gwilliam
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Canadian police have located missing former Overwatch content creator, Justin ‘Jayne’ Conroy, confirming he is safe.

According to the Airdrie RCMP, Jayne was reported missing on June 22 after leaving his residence in the Cooper’s Crossing neighborhood two days earlier.

Fortunately, CTV News in Calgary has reported that police found Jayne on June 24 and he is currently safe.

As an Overwatch content creator, Jayne first broke onto the scene for his educational gameplay and coaching series, where he would help players rank up by evaluating their gameplay.

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Jayne’s popularity and success eventually landed him a coaching gig for the Overwatch World Cup in 2018, where the country finished in a respectable third place.

He would go on to be an assistant coach for the Dallas Fuel before transitioning to a content creator for Envy and eventually quitting streaming entirely.

News of Jayne’s safety reached Overwatch fans who expressed relief on Reddit that he was safe. As one comment said, “[t]hat’s good to hear, I honestly was fearing the worst. Hope he can get support in whatever he is dealing with and can recover!”

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Many big names with large followings in the gaming and streaming community, also outside of the Overwatch scene, spread the word about Jayne’s disappearance on social media, to aid the goal of finding him safe and well.

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Michael Gwilliam is a senior writer at Dexerto based in Ontario, Canada. He specializes in Overwatch, Smash, influencers, and Twitch culture. Gwilliam has written for sites across Canada including the Toronto Sun. You can contact him at michael.gwilliam@dexerto.com or on Twitter @TheGwilliam