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Police release sketch of man found dead near burned out truck south of Dease Lake

Composite sketch of man found deceased near a burned out truck belonging to two other men south of Dease Lake.

Dease Lake RCMP have released a composite sketch of the man found deceased near a burned truck July 19.

They are hoping the sketch will help them identify the man.

The investigation into the disappearance of Kam Mcleod, and Bryer Schmegelsky, who were travelling in the vehicle that was burned, continues.

On July 19, 2019 the Dease Lake RCMP responded to a vehicle fire south of Stikine River Bridge on Highway 37. While investigating the vehicle additional information led police to discover a body at a nearby Highway pullout.

As a result of the ongoing investigative efforts, RCMP  have confirmed that the deceased male, located approximately two kilometres south from the vehicle fire, is neither Kam McLeod nor Bryer Schmegelsky.

Map showing location of body and truck

The deceased male is described as

  • Between 5 foot 8 and 5 foot 10
  • Caucasian
  • Heavy build
  • 50 to 60 years old
  • Grey hair and grey bushy beard

Anyone with any information about the identify of the deceased male is asked to please call 1-877-543-4822  or 778-290-5291. 

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