Updated on February 2, 2023:
The 17-year-old suspect from Moose Lake has been arrested and charged with two counts of Second Degree Murder.
Both victims, a 42-year-old male and a 37-year-old male, succumbed to their injuries from the encounter.
An extensive investigation was immediately launched and multiple resources were deployed including officers from The Pas RCMP Detachment and surrounding areas, Major Crime Services, Forensic Identification Services, Search and Rescue and the Emergency Response Team.
On January 23, and January 31, two males aged 25 and 20, were arrested and released with no charges.
On January 31, a 17-year-old male from Moose Lake was arrested and has been charged with two counts of Second Degree Murder. He was remanded into custody.
At this time, there is no known connection between the two victims and the youth charged in the homicide.
The investigation is ongoing and more arrests are anticipated.
Previously released on January 26, 2023:
RCMP Major Crime Services is searching for a 17-year-old male suspect in relation to two murders in The Pas.
On January 15, 2023, The Pas RCMP responded to a double homicide within the town.
Major Crime Services has a warrant of arrest for a 17-year-old male from The Pas and Moose Lake area, in relation to these homicides.
He is wanted for:
- 2nd Degree Murder x 2
The teen is considered armed and dangerous and should not be approached. Anyone with information about his whereabouts is asked to call 911 immediately or their local emergency number.