Shamattawa RCMP looking for missing man

May 8, 2024
Shamattawa First Nation, Manitoba

News release


On May 6, 2024, at 2:05 pm, Shamattawa RCMP received a report of a missing 28-year-old male from the community.

Melvin Lawrence Redhead was last seen in Shamattawa on May 4 wearing brown pants, a green and brown sweater and black shoes.

He is described as being 5'10", 210 lbs with black hair and brown eyes.

RCMP are requesting the residents of Shamattawa to check their backyards and outbuildings for any sign that Melvin Redhead may have taken shelter.

If you have any information on his whereabouts, please call the Shamattawa RCMP at 204-565-2351, call Crime Stoppers anonymously at 1-800-222-8477, or secure tip online at


Contact information

Manitoba RCMP Media Relations Unit

Phone: 204-983-8497

Tara Seel, Media Relations Officer
Cpl. Julie Courchaine, Media Relations Officer
Sgt. Paul Manaigre, Media Relations Officer
Robert Cyrenne, Director Communications and Media Relations
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File number: 2024-605004

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