Police conclude homicide near Chase now a 'murder'suicide'
RCMP has concluded following an investigation that two killed near Chase died as a result of a “murder-suicide”.
Police was called on (Tuesday) April 30 to a a residence in Anglemont, located 45 minutes east of Chase BC. Upon arrival, police located a deceased male youth and adult female.
“RCMP have confirmed that this tragic event was a murder-suicide,” said North District Media Relations Officer ,Cst. Lesley Smith.
“The crime scene posed a number of challenges for members and after a lengthy investigation, with the assistance of the RCMP Forensic Identification Unit, police were able to confirm this unfortunate outcome.”
RCMP have identified the two deceased as a 45 year old female and a 15 year old male, both of whom lived at the residence.
RCMP said names are not being released at the request of the family.