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- Story of Marcedes Myran
Marcedes Myran, 26 Killed on or around May 26, 2022. Member of the Long Plain First Nation.
- Story of Morgan Beatrice Harris
Morgan Beatrice Harris, 39 Killed on or around 1st May 2022. Member of the Long Plain First Nation. Her remains were uncovered at Winnipeg’s Brady Landfill
- Story of Rebecca Contois
Rebecca Contois Age 24. Member of O-Chi-Chak-Ko-Sipi First Nation , Manitoba. Her body was recovered from a bin on the Northside of Winnipeg on 16th May 2022 She is one of four Indigenous women believed to be killed by an alleged serial killer.
- Story of Linda Mary Beardy
Linda Mary Beardy Age 33 Her body was recovered from the Brady landfill in Winnipeg on 3rd April 2023 She is from Lake St Martin First Nation and had been living in Winnipeg. Police believe that her body was transported to the landfill ny a garbage truck likely a few hours before she was found. He death is being investigated by the homicide unit.
- Story of Sharon Abraham
Sharon Nora Jane Abraham, 39, from Sagkeeng First Nation, Man., was a mother of five who was known for her sense of humour, laughter and friendliness. In January 2004, Abraham was reported missing from New Westminster, B.C., and in November 2004 RCMP said forensic evidence linked her to serial killer Robert Pickton’s farm. Her family said that evidence was her fingernail. Although the RCMP believe Pickton was responsible for Abraham’s death, no charges were laid. “Despite this, we still believe that Pickton was responsible for her death,” Cpl. Janelle Shoihet, a B.C. media relations officer said in an email. “The B.C. Coroner has issued a death certificate using information gleaned from the investigation but in the absence of new or different information, no further action will be taken by the project team.”
- Story of Linda Rose
Linda Rose Guimond was born Dec. 23, 1963 in Sagkeeng First Nation, Manitoba. Guimond was known for her beautiful smile, her spirited energy and laugh. Family members say the mother of three disappeared sometime in the 1980s after moving to Winnipeg, but they can no longer recall the date. They said it’s possible she was hitchhiking to B.C. with her boyfriend. Her brother said relatives reported Guimond’s disappearance to police but the Winnipeg Police Service, Manitoba RCMP, Vancouver Police Department and B.C. RCMP have no record of her case
- Story of Tiffany Skye
Tiffany Maureen Skye, 19, from Bloodvein First Nation, Man., was last seen on Aug. 8, 2011, in Winnipeg. Her body was found five days later near the St. Andrews dam at Lockport, north of Winnipeg. Skye was funny and outgoing and liked to spend time with her younger sister. Her case, deemed criminal in nature, is open and being investigated by Project Devote, a joint task force of the Winnipeg Police Service and the RCMP that investigates unsolved historical homicides and missing person cases.
- Story of Serenity
Serenity, 4, from a central First Nation community in Alberta, was known as an outgoing preschooler who adored the outdoors and food. On Sept. 18, 2014, she was admitted to hospital, suffering from a severe head injury and covered in bruises. She weighed just 18 pounds. On Sept. 27, 2014, Serenity was taken off life support. In October 2017, her caregivers were charged with failing to provide the necessaries of life.
- Story of Sharon Nora Jane Abraham
Sharon was born September 15th, 1964. She was a member of the Sagkeeng First Nation, Manitoba. Sharon was reported missing January 8th, 2004 in New Westminster, B.C. Ten months later her DNA (fingernail) was found on the pig farm of serial killer Robert Pickton’s farm. Robert Pickton was never charged for the murder of Sharon Abraham. Due to the lack of information and evidence in her case including the fact that her remains have never been found; Sharon remains missing and is presumed murdered.
- Story of Sabrina Polchies
Sabrina Polchies, a Mi’kmaw woman from Elsipogtog First Nation, is remembered “as a loving, compassionate young woman.” She moved to Moncton to start a new life, but was found deceased in Salisbury only four days later. Polchies made a distressed call to her mother — Mary Agnes Polchies — on July 2, 2010. Her mother insists that she made multiple calls to the police: one immediately after Sabrina’s call, one on July 3, and again on July 4. Her body was found on July 5, 2010. Foul play was ruled out by July 9, 2010. “Indigenous and Northern Affairs Minister Carolyn Bennett commented on Thursday that the cases highlighted in the investigation show a pattern. Bennett expressed that the pattern of “no foul play” found in so many aboriginal women’s deaths is worthy of assessment. ‘I think it is a teachable moment for policing across this country to really look at the kinds of assumptions that are being made, the kinds of decisions that are being taken based on assumptions instead of based on fact,’ she said.”
- Story of Shannon Alexander
Shannon was born on March 29, 1991. She was a member of Kitigan Zibi Anishinabeg Nation, Maniwaki, Quebec. Shannon disappeared with her friend, Maisy Odjick on September 6th, 2008. The two were to have a sleepover at Shannon’s house after attending a dance. They never returned home. The following day their belongings were located, however they remain missing. Police originally declared that the friends were considered runaways and the families believed that stalled the investigation. In 2017, police received new information about Shannon’s disappearance which led investigators to conduct a search of Kitigan Zibi reserve however no evidence was found.
- Shelley Mae Anderson
Shelley was born on May 11, 1959. She was 51 years old when she disappeared from Cobalt, Ontario. She was last seen alive on July 1st, 2009 at the Haileybury Country Style with an older man driving a Jimmy-style SUV that was maroon and silver in color. Shelley was not reported missing until July 23, 2010, when an Ontario Disability Support Program employee reached out to the Ontario Provincial Police regarding a year’s worth of disability checks that had been returned. Shelley suffered mild brain damage after being in a coma as a teenager. Her family describes her as very capable and “street smart” despite her disability. She was not on any known medication when she disappeared. Shelley was 5’10 and 140 pounds at the time of her disappearance. She has brown eyes and long brown hair she usually wears in a ponytail. She wore glasses and usually wore cowboy boots and jeans. She has tattoos of “Temagami,” “Shirley May Beker,” 300 Bear Island, and a RIP cross. She remains missing