Newspaper article The Canadian Press

RCMP Ask for DNA Samples from First Nation's Men as Part of Investigation

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

RCMP Ask for DNA Samples from First Nation's Men as Part of Investigation

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RCMP ask First Nation's men for DNA samples

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GARDEN HILL, Man. - The RCMP have asked males between the ages of 15 and 50 on a remote northern Manitoba First Nation to provide DNA samples as part of the investigation into the slaying of an 11-year-old girl.

Garden Hill First Nation is located about 650 kilometres northeast of Winnipeg.

Sgt. Bert Paquet says the request was made in the case of Teresa Robinson, whose remains were found last May during a search of the area.

She had left a birthday party several days earlier and did not return home.

Initially, it was believed she was the victim of a bear attack but RCMP later determined that although animals had likely disturbed her remains, there was no evidence to suggest they played a role in her death. …

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