Man Hunt Update – RCMP Bring Underwater Recovery Team In

Damaged aluminum boat found by RCMP officers on the shores of the Nelson River during a helicopter search on friday afternoon.
Damaged aluminum boat found by RCMP officers on the shores of the Nelson River during a helicopter search on friday afternoon.

WINNIPEG – The RCMP may be closer to closing the search for Kam McLeod and Bryer Schmeglsky. The police have brought their underwater recovery team north to start a search along the Nelson River.

On Friday afternoon, RCMP officers searching from a helicopter, located a damaged aluminum boat on the shore of the Nelson River.

Based on this new information, five members of the RCMP Underwater Recovery Team (URT) were immediately deployed. They arrived in Gillam on Saturday, August 3rd, and are expected to conduct a thorough underwater search of significant areas of interest today.

RCMP Handout on BC Homicide Suspects
RCMP Handout on BC Homicide Suspects