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Portage la Prairie RCMP are investigating a murder

By: Brayden Hnatiuk
Posted: July 10, 2020 10:50

Human remains were found back in June 24th

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Portage RCMP are investigating a murder.

Back on June 24, at approximately 9:30 pm, officers responded to a report of found human remains near Baker Street, in Portage la Prairie.

The identity of the remains is unknown and the RCMP along with Major Crime Services, Forensic Identification Services and the Chief Medical Examiner's Office, continue to investigate.

The RCMP are asking for the public's assistance in identifying the victim.  An autopsy was conducted and the victim is described as:
- Male
- Between the ages of 20 - 40
- 5'7" - 6'2" in height
- Has scoliosis of the spine (curvature of the spine)
- Brown hair, possibly medium length

If you know anyone that fits this description, or if you have any information on this homicide, you're asked to contact the RCMP Major Crime Services tip line at 431-489-8551, or Crime Stoppers anonymously at 1-800-222-8477.

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