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AustraliaFather of accused Canadian teen killer defends his son after bodies found

20:08  09 august  2019
20:08  09 august  2019 Source:   9news.com.au

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Forensic evidence connected the teenage runaways to the killings . In Sunday's exclusive 60 Minutes interview, Schmegelsky says his son was a quiet teenager with an interest But despite the severity of the crimes his son is accused of, Schmegelsky refuses to stop loving – or defending – his boy.

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Following an exhaustive three-week search, Royal Canadian Mounted Police have found the bodies of wanted teenagers, Bryer Schmegelsky and Kam McLeod in a remote region of far-north Canada.

The pair had been on the run, accused of the murders of three people: Australian Lucas Fowler, his girlfriend, Chynna Deese and Canadian Professor Leonard Dyck.

Now, in a 60 Minutes exclusive, the father of dead 18-year-old Bryer Schmegelsky, reveals shocking new evidence about the fugitives.

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60 Minutes reporter Sarah Abo has spent the last two weeks with Alan Schmegelsky as the distressed father grappled with questions about his son's last days alive.

Father of accused Canadian teen killer defends his son after bodies found © 60 Minutes Bryer Schmegelsky's father Alan.

Abo and her team were with him in the minutes after he received news the bodies of his son and 19-year-old Kam McLeod had been discovered.

"When someone in your family dies, I know that f------ pain," Schmegelsky tells Abo in an exclusive sneak peek.

"This is the worst nightmare anyone could ever imagine."

Father of accused Canadian teen killer defends his son after bodies found © Royal Canadian Mounted Police Kam McLeod and Bryer Schmegelsky were wanted by Canadian police. Bryer Schmegelsky and Kam McLeod were the subjects of one of Canada's biggest ever manhunts.

For three weeks, they appeared to have outmaneuvered police as they travelled more than 3000 kilometrs from the scene of the murders.

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Father of accused Canadian teen killer defends his son after bodies found © Supplied The body of Lucas Fowler, the son of Hills District Chief Inspector Stephen Fowler, was found on the Alaska Highway on July 15.

On July 15th, Aussie traveller Lucas Fowler and his American girlfriend Chynna Deese were killed, found shot dead by the side of a remote highway.

Four days later and 470 kilometres away, the body of local botanist, Professor Leonard Dyck, was discovered near Dease Lake.

A burned-out campervan, believed to belong to Bryer Schmegelsky and Kam McLeod, was found two kilometres away from Leonard Dyck's body.  Forensic evidence connected the teenage runaways to the killings.

In Sunday's exclusive 60 Minutes interview, Schmegelsky says his son was a quiet teenager with an interest in video games, YouTube and more recently, outdoor sports and survival camping.

Father of accused Canadian teen killer defends his son after bodies found © Nine

But despite the severity of the crimes his son is accused of, Schmegelsky refuses to stop loving – or defending – his boy.

"I'm not going to say my son is a murderer until I get some facts," he tells 60 Minutes.

How did the so-called "quiet teenagers" become suspected killers?

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