Update - Roblin RCMP still searching for missing woman

November 20, 2020
Valley River First Nation, Manitoba

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Melinda Lynxleg
Melinda Lynxleg
Melinda Lynxleg

Roblin RCMP continue to search for missing 41-year-old Melinda Lynxleg of Tootinaowaziibeeng Treaty Reserve (also known as Valley River First Nation). She has been missing since March 31, 2020, has not accessed her bank account, has had no contact with friends and family and has not been active on social media.

While trying to locate Melinda Lynxleg, RCMP officers have interviewed more than 50 people, followed up on a number of tips, and continue to liaise with partner agencies.

Melinda Lynxleg is described as 5'5", 190 pounds (it is believed that she may have lost a significant amount of weight), with brown hair and brown eyes.

"These last 8 months have been a nightmare for our family," said Betty Lynxleg, Melinda's aunt. "Melinda's six children are heart-broken that their mom isn't home. She is loved and we all just want to know that she is okay. If anyone has seen her or has any information, please call police."

Anyone with information is asked to call Roblin RCMP at 204-937-2164 call Crime Stoppers anonymously at 1-800-222-8477, or secure tip online at www.manitobacrimestoppers.com.


Melinda Lynxleg, 40, of Valley River First Nation, has been missing since March 31, 2020. She has not been active on social media since April 9, and has yet to contact her family.

On May 15, 2020, there was an unconfirmed report that Melinda Lynxleg was spotted in Winnipeg, on William Avenue near Sherbrook Street.

Melinda Lynxleg is described as 5'5, 190 pounds(it is believed that she may have lost a significant amount of weight), with brown hair and brown eyes.

Police and family are concerned for her wellbeing and are asking anyone with information to please call Roblin RCMP at 204-937-2164 call Crime Stoppers anonymously at 1-800-222-8477, or secure tip online at www.manitobacrimestoppers.com.


Roblin RCMP continue to search for missing 40-year-old Melinda Lynxleg who has not been active on social media since April 9 and has yet to make contact with her friends and family.

The RCMP are concerned for her safety and are asking anyone with information to call the Roblin RCMP at 204-937-2164, call Crime Stoppers anonymously at 1-800-222-8477, or secure tip online at www.manitobacrimestoppers.com.


On April 16, 2020, at 2:40 pm, Roblin RCMP received a report of a missing 40-year-old female from the Valley River First Nation. Melinda Lynxleg was last seen on March 31.

Lynxleg is described as 5'5, 190 pounds, with brown hair and brown eyes.

The RCMP are asking anyone with information to call the Roblin RCMP at 204-937-2164, call Crime Stoppers anonymously at 1-800-222-8477, or secure tip online at www.manitobacrimestoppers.com.

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File number: 2020-483931

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