Two bodies found in Canada manhunt

Canadian police have found two bodies during their manhunt for the pair suspected of murdering an Australian man and his American girlfriend.

The Royal Canadian Mounted Police confirmed the news this morning, and say they believe the two to be the suspects they were looking for.

An autopsy will be carried out today to confirm the identity of the copses.


Authorities have now called off the manhunt for the pair, which ends a three week long operation, since the bodies of Australian man Lucas Fowler and his American girlfriend were found murdered on the side of a highway.

Police began scouring the Nelson river over the weekend, after a damaged boat was found on its shores last week.

Kam McLeod, 19, and Bryer Schmegelsky, 18, were found on Wednesday, approximately five miles from where their burnt Toyota was found.

Authorities are confident it’s them, due to a number of personal items also found nearby.

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