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Last suspect deceased in Saskatchewan rampage


The manhunt that gripped Saskatchewan for days has ended.


Police arrested the last suspect, Myles Sanderson, on Wednesday. Several sources have claimed that he has since died.


Sanderson was located by police near Rosthern, Saskatchewan. The Dangerous Persons Alert has now ended.


Myles Sanderson was involved in an active investigation relating to multiple homicides which occurred on September 4, at the James Smith Cree Nation and Weldon.


His brother was found dead earlier this week.


The Saskatchewan Coroner's Service has released the names of the victims. The deceased victims are identified as:

  • 23-year-old Thomas Burns of James Smith Cree Nation, Saskatchewan

  • 46-year-old Carol Burns of James Smith Cree Nation, Saskatchewan

  • 28-year-old Gregory Burns of James Smith Cree Nation, Saskatchewan

  • 61-year-old Lydia Gloria Burns of James Smith Cree Nation, Saskatchewan

  • 48-year-old Bonnie Burns of James Smith Cree Nation, Saskatchewan

  • 66-year-old Earl Burns of James Smith Cree Nation, Saskatchewan

  • 49-year-old Lana Head of James Smith Cree Nation, Saskatchewan

  • 54-year-old Christian Head of James Smith Cree Nation, Saskatchewan

  • 49-year-old Robert Sanderson of James Smith Cree Nation, Saskatchewan

  • 78-year-old Wesley Petterson of Weldon, Saskatchewan

The identities of injured persons will not be released.


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