Update - Police seek public assistance in identifying deceased male in Dease Lake investigation

Dease Lake, B.C.

2019-07-22 13:06 PDT

The Dease Lake area investigation into the disappearance of Kam Mcleod, and Bryer Schmegelsky, their vehicle recovery and the discovery of an unidentified deceased male continues.

On July 19, 2019 the Dease Lake RCMP responded to a vehicle fire south of Stikine River Bridge on Highway 37. While investigating the vehicle additional information led police to discover a body at a nearby Highway pullout. (see previous release)

As a result of the ongoing investigative efforts, we are also confirming that the deceased male located approximately 2 kms south from the vehicle fire is neither Kam McLeod nor Bryer Schmegelsky.

Map showing location of body and truck

We are releasing a composite sketch of the male in order to assist us in confirming his identity.

Composite sketch of deceased male

The deceased male is described as

Anyone with any information about the identify of the deceased male is asked to please call 1-877-543-4822  or 778-290-5291. 

Released by

Cpl. Chris Manseau
Division Media Relations Officer
BC RCMP Communication Services
Mailstop #1608, 14200 Green Timbers Way, Surrey, BC
Office: 778-290-3791
Cell: 250-413-7954

Email: chris.manseau@rcmp-grc.gc.ca

Released by:

Cpl. Madonna Saunderson
District Advisory NCO (Media Relations)
North District
4020 5th Avenue, Prince George, BC V2M 7E7
Office: 250-561-3166
Cell: 250-301-3521

Email: madonna.saunderson@rcmp-grc.gc.ca

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