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Autopsy results expected today in deaths of two men found near Gillam, Manitoba

Last Updated Aug 12, 2019 at 12:59 pm PDT

Kam McLeod, left, and Bryer Schmegelsky are seen here in handout images from the RCMP. (Source: RCMP)
Summary

The autopsy is being done in Winnipeg

Police are waiting for the results before confirming the identities

VANCOUVER (NEWS 1130) –  Results are expected today of an autopsy done on two bodies found near Gillam, Manitoba last week. They are believed to be the bodies of teen murder suspects Kam McLeod and Bryer Schmegelsky.

Police have said they’re waiting for the results of the autopsy, being done in Winnipeg, before confirming the identities.

The two childhood friends from Port Alberni were named as suspects in the deaths of an Australian man and his American girlfriend and were charged with second-degree murder in the killing of a lecturer from UBC.

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The bodies were found in dense brush in northern Manitoba following a massive manhunt that lasted close to two weeks.

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With files from the Canadian Press.