Update 3 - Whitemouth RCMP look for missing female

June 12, 2024
Rennie, Manitoba

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RCMP Major Crime Services has assisted the Whitemouth RCMP with the investigation. The autopsy has been completed and investigative steps have been taken. It is determined that Brittany Storey died as a result of her vehicle entering the water. There is no criminality to the events that caused her death.

The family has been notified and ask for privacy at this time.

"We thank everyone for their care and concern for Brittany and for helping in any way they could to find her," said Sergeant Laura LeDrew of RCMP Major Crime Services. "It is not the ending any of us hoped for. As this is a non-criminal matter, we will respect Brittany's privacy and that of her family and will not be providing further information."

On June 11, 2024, at approximately 12:00 pm, the RCMP Underwater Recovery Team attended to a location where tracks were leading into a pond in the Molson, Manitoba area and located a submerged vehicle.

The vehicle was removed from the pond and a body was located inside. Investigators believe the remains to be those of Brittany Storey. Identification will be confirmed by autopsy.

Whitemouth RCMP continue to investigate.

Tweet: #rcmpmb located Brittany Storey's vehicle submerged in a pond near Molson. When vehicle was removed, body was located inside, believed to be Brittany Storey. Identity will be confirmed by autopsy. The investigation continues.

RCMP continue to investigate the whereabouts of Brittany Storey. Further information has been obtained that has led investigators to the Molson, Manitoba area. RCMP Remote Piloted Aircraft Services had a drone up in the Molson area on June 9, 2024, and the Civil Air Search and Rescue Association (CASARA) has been in the air assisting with the search.

Officers continue to interview individuals in relation to this investigation.

There have been no sightings of Storey or her vehicle, and police continue to ask the public for information. If anyone has information, please call Whitemouth RCMP at 204-348-2935, Crime Stoppers anonymously at 1-800-222-8477, or secure tip online at www.manitobacrimestoppers.com.

On June 6, 2024, at approximately 4:10 pm, Whitemouth RCMP received a report of a missing 29-year-old woman from Winnipeg.

It was reported to police that Brittany Dawn Storey was in the Rennie area on a group chat with friends when she reportedly announced she had struck a tree and the call was lost. Despite repeated attempts, nobody was able to reach Storey on her phone.

Police patrolled the area between Rennie and Winnipeg, including back roads, but there was no sign of Storey or her vehicle, a white 2016 Dodge Journey with Manitoba licence plate LFR 884. Storey has not shown up for work nor returned to her residence in Winnipeg. She has not been active on social media.

Family and police are concerned for Storey's well-being.

She is described as six feet tall and 130 pounds with blonde hair and blue eyes. Police are working to get an unfiltered photo of Storey.

If anyone has information, please call Whitemouth RCMP at 204-348-2935, Crime Stoppers anonymously at 1-800-222-8477, or secure tip online at www.manitobacrimestoppers.com.


Contact information

Phone: 204-983-8497
Email: RCMP.Media.GRC.Manitoba@rcmp-grc.gc.ca

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