RCMP have confirmed the remains located in Roseau River Anishinabe First Nation on August 11th are those of Bud Paul, 56, who was reported missing August 7, 2020. Investigators have been piecing together Bud’s last days alive and how his body ended up hidden in deep brush in Roseau River.
- Police said Bud Paul was last seen alive on August 1st at an MLCC store with two individuals. ( IMG 1) ( IMG 2)
- On August 10th Bud’s burned car was discovered on Queen Street in Winnipeg.
- August 11th Police located Bud’s remains in Roseau River.
Police believe the people responsible for the murder of Bud Paul continued to access the victim’s bank account and use his cell phone after his death. RCMP are still looking to identify the woman associated with the burned vehicle.
Anyone with information regarding the woman involved with the burned vehicle or Bud’s whereabouts between August 1-10, or any other information related to this investigation, please call the tip line at 431-489-8551.
Update December 25th
RCMP Major Crime Services investigators arrested a previously identified 36-year-old female suspect for the homicide of Bud Paul.
The female was arrested in Winnipeg on December 20th and taken to RCMP HQ for questioning. She was released on December 21, 2020, without charges.
Police say said she remains a suspect in the death of Bud Paul. The investigation is ongoing and no further details can be provided at this time.