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Deaths of teens at Whitefish River First Nation ruled homicide

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Compiled by Shari Narine








July 28, 2016. RCMP have ruled the deaths of Dylan Laboucan and Cory Grey as homicides. Autopsies performed by the medical examiner in Edmonton concluded that both Laboucan, 17, and Grey, 19, had been shot. RCMP said in a news release that “a significant amount of evidence” had been collected leading them to “feel strongly this was not a random act.”  Late on July 23, the High Prairie RCMP responded to a complaint of an unconscious male outside his residence in Whitefish River First Nation. As members attended, Laboucan, the male in question, disappeared. Members of the High Prairie RCMP and the community of Whitefish River began actively looking for Laboucan and his girlfriend Cory Grey. Laboucan’s body was found the evening of July 25 by a local resident in a rural area in the Whitefish River First Nation. Grey’s body was found late in the afternoon of July 26, in a different location than Laboucan’s. The RCMP is appealing to anyone who may have information regarding these two deaths to call the High Prairie RCMP detachment at 780-523-3370. If you wish to remain anonymous, you can contact Crime Stoppers by phone at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), or by Internet at www.tipsubmit.com. You do not have to reveal your identity to Crime Stoppers.