Investigation into Charnelle Masakeyash’s Death Continues

Ontario Provincial Police

MISHKEEGOGAMING – The Ontario Provincial Police are reporting that Charnelle Masakeyash’s remains have been located. The search for Charnelle has been ongoing since the woman was last seen on November 8 2015.

The investigation and search efforts were wide ranging, and started to move toward a conclusion this spring with reports of a bone being found. The OPP have reported today, that the remains discovered did belong to the First Nation woman as confirmed by the Office of the Ontario Coroner.

On June 7th, 2016, NNL reported, “After she was reported missing there was an extensive ground search, that included community members, the Ontario Provincial Police, the Canadian Rangers and other helpers. No evidence was found through the search.

“However now, a bone that was found is the only clue that has come forward. The human remains were examined at the Office of the Chief Coroner and Forensic Pathology Service in Toronto and have now been positively identified as belonging to Charnelle Masakeyash.”

The investigation into the disappearance of Charnelle Masakeyash is currently being conducted by members from the Sioux Lookout detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police.

The investigation into Charnelle Masakeyash’s disappearance is continuing now that the search for her remains is concluding. The Ontario Provincial Police are asking anyone who may have any information concerning her disappearance to please come forward and call report that information  1-888-310-1122 or anonymously to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

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