RCMP Yorkton: Homicide charges laid in relation to missing person investigation from August 2018

April 5, 2019
Yorkton, Saskatchewan

News release

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RCMP Crest

On April 3, 2019, an adult female was arrested in connection with the disappearance and death of Colin Focht of Yorkton (previous releases attached below).

Focht was last seen on August 31 of last year and, at this point in the investigation, it is believed he was killed on September 1.

On April 4 of this year, human remains believed to be Colin Focht, were discovered in a rural area outside of Yorkton. The identity will need to be confirmed through forensic autopsy.

Charged with Second Degree Murder is 19 year-old Taiya Alice Hudy (dob 1999-07-19) of Yorkton. She will make her first court appearance this morning in Yorkton Provincial Court.

The family of Colin Focht has been updated on the investigation to date.

The investigation is still ongoing.

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RCMP Yorkton Missing Person

2018-09-04

The Yorkton RCMP received a complaint of a missing person on Sept 2. The last time that 25 year old Colin Robert Focht was seen was at 9:00 am and the last time anyone heard from Focht was the afternoon of Sept 1st via a text message that he was planning attend a local restaurant.

Members have inquired at all of the usual places Focht is known to frequent, but they are unable to locate him or anyone that has seen or heard from him in the last two days.

He was last seen wearing a white sweater and blue jeans near the 100 block of Bradbrooke Drive in Yorkton.

If anyone has any information or has seen Focht in the last few days they are urged to contact the Yorkton RCMP at 306- 786-2400 or or you may contact Saskatchewan Crime Stoppers anonymously at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or submit a tip online at www.saskcrimestoppers.com.
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2018-09-12

Yorkton RCMP continue to search for 25 year-old, Colin Robert Focht of Yorkton, SK. Focht was last heard from on September 1. 2018. Investigation thus far has not uncovered any information regarding his whereabouts. He has not been in contact with his family or friends, which is out of character for him. Investigators have also been trying to find some type of electronic foot print of Focht with checks on bank transactions or social media usage and there has been no activity which is unusual for Focht. He is severely diabetic and requires insulin injections multiple times a day; it is believed that he is not in possession of his medication. There is serious concern for his well-being.

Focht has some associates in Alberta, but there have been no reported sightings of Focht in Alberta or Manitoba.

He was last seen wearing a white sweater and blue jeans near the 100 block of Bradbrooke Drive in Yorkton.

Anyone with information regarding the whereabouts of Colin Robert Focht is used to contact the Yorkton RCMP at 306- 786-2400. To provide tips anonymously, please contact Saskatchewan Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or submit a tip online at www.saskcrimestoppers.com.

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