RCMP find missing Manitoba First Nations woman’s remains 3 years after disappearance

 By Dave Baxter  Local Journalism Initiative Reporter RCMP said Friday that a search of an abandoned rural home earlier this week has led to the confirmation that a woman who has been missing for more than three years is dead, and police say they are now investigating her death as a homicide. During a Friday media conference in Winnipeg, RCMP Sgt. Laura LeDrew, a Manitoba RCMP Major Crime Services investigator, confirmed that police have discovered the remains of Melinda Lynxleg, after conducting a search in and around an abandoned home in the community of San Clara, located about 40 kilometres north of Roblin. “The RCMP does not give up on missing people, more than three years of searching, conducting interviews, collecting evidence,” LeDrew said. “We never stopped.” Police first announced…

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