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CanadaAutopsies complete on bodies found in northern Manitoba, more details Monday

22:31  11 august  2019
22:31  11 august  2019 Source:   cbc.ca

RCMP find item that may be connected to McLeod and Schmegelsky investigation

RCMP find item that may be connected to McLeod and Schmegelsky investigation GILLAM, Man. — RCMP say they've found an item that could be relevant to their investigation into two murder suspects whose bodies they believe they located earlier in the week. Sgt. Paul Manaigre says in an email that six officers completed a ground search on Friday around the area on the Nelson River near Gillam where Kam McLeod, 19, and Bryer Schmegelsky, 18, are believed to have been found dead on Wednesday. Autopsies are still being

Autopsies are set for Thursday on the two bodies found in northern Manitoba , believed to be those of Bryer Schmegelsky and Kam McLeod. The autopsies should answer some — but not all — questions, including whether the remains found do in fact belong to 18-year-old Bryer Schmegelsky

An autopsy was underway to confirm the identities of the bodies , Assistant Commissioner Jane MacLatchy, the commanding officer of the Manitoba The youths’ burnt-out camping truck was found in the vicinity. With three people found dead, the Canadian police then warned that the missing

Autopsies complete on bodies found in northern Manitoba, more details Monday© Angela Johnston/CBC A casket is loaded by RCMP into a plane near Gilliam, Man. RCMP said Wednesday they believe they have found the bodies of B.C. fugitives Kam McLeod and Bryer Schmegelsky near the northern Manitoba community.

Autopsies on two bodies found by police in northern Manitoba during a search for B.C. fugitives Bryer Schmegelsky and Kam McLeod are complete, an RCMP spokesperson confirmed Sunday.

Sgt. Paul Manaigre said RCMP have formalities to complete before they can officially identify the bodies. However, he said it's believed the bodies are those of the suspects.

More details are expected to be released Monday by RCMP in B.C., where the men went missing in July.

RCMP head back to Manitoba river to search for clues on B.C. murders

RCMP head back to Manitoba river to search for clues on B.C. murders About six officers will be travelling by boat on Nelson River on Friday afternoon to look for further clues into the suspects’ deaths and the murder cases. READ MORE: B.C. murder suspects Bryer Schmegelsky, Kam McLeod believed to be dead The journey to the location is about 15 minutes from the shore of the Manitoba river. Officers are equipped with tools such as metal detectors, will likely be split into groups of three, and are expected to spend about four hours searching the area.

Police found two bodies near the shoreline of Manitoba ’s Nelson River they believe belong to Bryer Schmegelsky and Kam McLeod, though autopsies are pending and the cause of death was not identified. All three victims were found dead in Northern B.C. in mid-July.

A massive manhunt is over after two bodies believed to be British Columbia murder suspects were found in dense brush in northern Manitoba . Autopsies will be done in Winnipeg on Thursday to confirm the identities, but MacLatchy said that the discovery should bring relief to families of three

Police said on Aug. 10 they believed they'd found the bodies of McLeod, 19, and Schmegelsky, whose 19th birthday was Aug. 4, ending a lengthy cross-Canada search that made headlines around the world.

The two men are charged with second-degree murder in the death of botanist Leonard Dyck. The 64-year-old was found dead July 19 at a highway pullout about two kilometres from a burnt-out camper truck — believed to be driven by McLeod and Schmegelsky — south of the B.C.'s Stikine River Bridge on Highway 37.

The pair is also suspected in the killings of a young couple, Lucas Fowler, 23, an Australian, and Chynna Deese, 24, an American. Their bodies were found on Alaska Highway, south of Liard Hot Springs, B.C., on July 15.

More to come.

RCMP dive team ends Manitoba river search for B.C. fugitives with no new leads.
The RCMP's Underwater Recovery Team has come up empty after completing an exhaustive search of the Nelson River in northern Manitoba for signs of two fugitives wanted in connection with three homicides in northern B.C. The dive team joined the search Sunday, but finished its work and won't be conducting any further dives, RCMP said in an email statement on Monday morning. Police said there have been no other significant developments overnight in the hunt for Kam McLeod and Bryer Schmegelsky.

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