Human remains located in Portage la Prairie identified as missing woman Tamara (Norman) Benoit

Manitoba First Nation Police Service received information of possible human remains on September 3rd at approximately 11:30 pm, in Portage la Prairie.

Police said the remains were located near Cottonwood Drive and were identified as  36-year-old, Tamara (Norman) Benoit who was last heard from in May 2020. The cause of death has not been released at this time.

The death of Benoit is being investigated as a homicide. Anyone with information is asked to contact RCMP Major Crime Services Tip Line at 1-888-673-3316.

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