Northern Rockies front line police were called to an area on highway 97 approximately 20 km south of Liard Hot Springs, on July 15th at approximately 7:19 am.
Police arrived to find the bodies of Chynna Noelle Deese of the United States and Lucas Robertson Fowler of Australia. Police have not released the cause of death at this time. It has been reported that Lucas is the son of New South Wales Police Chief Inspector Stephen Fowler. The Fowler family is traveling to Northern B.C. to bring their son home.
RCMP said an older blue minivan with Alberta plates was found at the scene, and are looking to speak with anyone who may have seen the vehicle or tried to help the victims. Anyone with information to please call Fort Nelson RCMP at (250) 774-2700, or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477