Hunters find suspected human bones near remote lake southeast of Thompson

Hunters reported finding what they believed were human bones near Cauchon Lake about 70 kilometres southeast of Thompson past Pikwitonei Oct. 2.

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Thompson rural RCMP attended the location and discovered approximately eight human bones. The investigation is continuing with the assistance of the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner and the provincial government’s Historic Resources Branch, which is responsible for overseeing the disposition of found human remains of an archeological nature from the moment of discovery.

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