Newspaper article The Canadian Press

--Fourth Newswatch-

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

--Fourth Newswatch-

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A retired senior Mountie says even though two suspected killers are believed dead, investigators have a few leads to go on and should be able to provide some answers about three July homicides in northern B-C.

Former assistant commissioner Peter German says the investigation will be difficult since Mounties can't interview suspects Bryer Schmegelsky (schmeh-GHEL'-skee) and Kam McLeod, whose bodies are believed to be those found in dense brush near Gillam, Manitoba on Wednesday.

But German says there is already some key evidence regarding violent video gaming that could speak to motive.

Investigators will also look at the suspects' social media accounts and communications with friends and family. (4)



A GoFundMe page has been set up to raise money for a family whose 11-year-old son died in an Alberta highway crash while travelling east to relocate from Vancouver to St. Catharines, Ontario.

R-C-M-P say the 11-year-old died and two adults and two other children were airlifted to Calgary hospitals Wednesday afternoon after a semi-trailer truck slammed into the back of an S-U-V stopped in a construction zone near Oyen, Alberta.

The driver has since been released, while the three others remain in serious condition.

The truck driver wasn't hurt. (4)



Canada has joined two-dozen other countries and regions in issuing a travel advisory urging Canadians to exercise a "high degree of caution" if travelling to Hong Kong.

The federal government's website notes there are "identifiable safety and security concerns" in the autonomous Chinese territory that could change with little notice.

Two months of pro-democracy protests first sparked by proposed extradition legislation show no sign of abating.

Some have resulted in serious injuries and clashes with security forces that have used tear gas and other crowd-control measures. …

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