Update - Portage la Prairie RCMP investigate found human remains

July 29, 2022
Oakville, Manitoba

News release

RCMP Major Crime Services investigators have determined that the human remains found at a residence in Oakville, Manitoba late last year are those of a previous female resident of the home. Her death was not reported to authorities. There is no evidence to suggest criminality was involved in her death.

The investigation is now complete.

On December 21, 2021, at approximately 2:10 pm, Portage la Prairie RCMP received a report of found human remains at a residence in Oakville, Manitoba.

Officers attended immediately, confirmed the remains are not historic in nature, and secured the scene. RCMP Major Crime Services has taken carriage of the investigation, and RCMP Forensic Identification Services is attending the location.

The investigation is in the early stages, and more information will be provided when available.


Contact information

Tara Seel, Media Relations Officer
RCMP Media Relations

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File number: 2021-1888846

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