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US NewsCanadian murder suspects apparently died by suicide, police say

05:52  13 august  2019
05:52  13 august  2019 Source:   nbcnews.com

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RCMP say while both individuals were deceased “for a number of days” before they were found, the exact time and date of their deaths are not known. Police also confirmed that two firearms were located with the deceased men, and forensic analysis is underway in order to definitively confirm that

Officers say the two suspects had been dead for several days before they were found at approximately 10 a.m. on Aug. Schmegelsky and McLeod, childhood friends from Port Alberni on Vancouver Island, had evaded police for more than a week after they were identified as suspects in the shooting

Canadian murder suspects apparently died by suicide, police say © Royal Canadian Mounted Police Kam McLeod and Bryer Schmegelsky.

Bodies found last week have been confirmed to be the remains of two teenage murder suspects who were subject of a weeks-long manhunt, and they appear to have died by suicide, Canadian police said Monday.

The bodies of the men, Kam McLeod, 19. and Bryer Schmegelsky, who would have turned 19 on Aug. 4, were discovered on Aug. 7 in northern Manitoba as police scoured the province for them. Their identities were confirmed by autopsies conducted by the Manitoba Medical Examiner.

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They had been charged with second-degree murder in the death of Leonard Dyck, 64, of Vancouver, British Columbia, a lecturer in botany at the University of British Columbia, and were suspects in the deaths of Chynna Noelle Deese, 24, of Charlotte, North Carolina, and her boyfriend, Lucas Robertson Fowler, 23, of Sydney, Australia.

Canadian murder suspects apparently died by suicide, police say © Thomson Reuters File photo: Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) search for Kam McLeod and Bryer Schmegelsky, two teenage fugitives wanted in the murders of three people, near Gillam, Manitoba, Canada July 29, 2019. Picture taken July 29, 2019. McLeod and Schmegelsky "died in what appears to be suicides by gunfire" and appeared to have been dead for several days before their bodies were found, the Royal Canadian Mounted Police said Monday.

Autopsy reveals how two Canadian teens died after 15 days on the run

Autopsy reveals how two Canadian teens died after 15 days on the run In a statement released Monday afternoon, police said the Manitoba Medical Examiner confirmed the bodies found near Gillam last week belong to fugitives Kam McLeod and Bryer Schmegelsky.

The Royal Canadian Mounted Police said the teens were seen Wednesday in Gillam, Manitoba, having traveled more than 2,000 miles across Canada The father of Schmegelsky on Wednesday said the two were on a " suicide mission" and would rather die in a "blaze of glory" than be arrested.

The Arizona man who died in a Scottsdale motel standoff after being named a person of interest in a string of killings was identified by police Monday and is considered a suspect in two additional slayings. With the aid of the robot, it was determined Jones had died by suicide , police said .

Police said they hoped that confirmation of the suspects' identities and deaths would help bring peace to the families of the victims.

Canadian murder suspects apparently died by suicide, police say © via WCNC IMAGE: Chynna Noelle Deese and Lucas Robertson Fowler

Deese and Fowler were found shot to death on July 15 near Liard River Hot Springs Provincial Park, a tourist attraction in British Columbia. Days later, police found their burning car and a dead body, later identified as that of Dyck, about 300 miles away.

Authorities initially began searching for McLeod and Schmegelsky as missing persons but declared that they were being investigated as suspects in the deaths after they were spotted in northern Saskatchewan.

Canadian murder suspects apparently died by suicide, police say © Thomson Reuters File: Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) continue their search for Kam McLeod and Bryer Schmegelsky, two teenage fugitives wanted in the murders of three people, near Gillam, Manitoba, Canada July 29, 2019. McLeod and Schmegelsky were both from Port Alberni on Vancouver Island in British Columbia and were intent on "going ... out in a blaze of glory," Schmegelsky's father, Alan Schmegelsky, told The Canadian Press last month.

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Canada manhunt turns up items linked to Lucas Fowler murder suspects Kam McLeod and Bryer Schmegelsky Canadian police say they have found "several items directly linked" to two fugitives on the run since the murders of Sydney man Lucas Fowler and his American girlfriend, Chynna Deese, last month.

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Schmegelsky had a difficult childhood after his parents divorced, and "he's on a suicide mission," Alan Schmegelsky said. He wants his pain to end."

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The Samaritans offer support and advice to people feeling suicidal or vulnerable 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

Their website is http://www.samaritans.org, email address [email protected] or call free on 116 123. ____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

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