RCMP Manitoba says officers are currently searching in an area where human remains were found in August.

On August 11, Manitoba First Nations Police Service (MFNPS) discovered human remains near Roseau River Anishinabe First Nation. The officers called RCMP to aid in the investigation. MFNPS and RCMP's Major Crime Services and Forensic Identification Services, as well as the Chief Medical Examiner’s Office, began investigating. 

At the time, RCMP Manitoba could not release any details.

On Tuesday, RCMP returned to the scene to continue investigating.

In photos sent to the media by RCMP Manitoba, the Search and Rescue team has returned to the field. They also share a photo of members of the investigating standing with shovels in front of a tree.

Supt. Michael KoppangThe Officer in Charge of RCMP Major Crime Services, Supt. Michael Koppang, is set to release more information regarding human remains found in Southern Manitoba.

On Wednesday morning, Supt. Michael Koppang, Officer in Charge of RCMP Major Crime Services, is set to address the media on why the team has returned to the scene.


This is an ongoing story. CHVN will release more details as they become available.