Canadian authorities believe two teens canadian for multiple murders died by suicide. Autopsy results released on Monday confirmed that the bodies found near the shoreline of the Nelson River in Manitoba, Canadalast week were those of Kam McLeod, 19, and Bryer Schmegelsky, 18, who were at the center of a nationwide manhunt after being named suspects in multiple murders, Royal Canadian Mounted Police said.
The suspects died in what appeared teen be suicide by gunfire.
Police also found two firearms with the teens' bodies and are working to confirm that the weapons are connected to the murders in question. The pair were hot on warrants for second-degree murder in connection with the death of a man whose body was found along a highway near Dease Naked carrie lynn in northwest Canada on July McLeod and Schmegelsky had not been seen since July 22, just before police discovered their charred vehicle teen a remote area.
Canadian teen murder suspects died in apparent suicide, police say
The teens' truck camper was found in flames about 1. The teens, both Canadian, were also considered suspects in the shooting deaths hot year-old American Chynna Deese and her year-old Australian boyfriend, Lucas Fowler, whose bodies were discovered July 15 along a highway near Liard Hot Springs, also in northwest Canada. Canadian police had sent divers into a river earlier this month to search for signs of the two suspects after discovering "several items" along the banks of the Nelson River, as well as a damaged aluminum boat, while conducting a helicopter search over Canada's northeast Manitoba province.
Those items, which police confirmed canadian "directly linked to the suspects," were located six miles from where a burning vehicle belonging to the teens was found weeks ago, police said.