According to RCMP Tiki Brook-Lyn Laverdiere was attending a funeral for Tristen Cook-Buckle in North Battleford and Thunderchild First Nation areas on April 27, 2019. After the funeral, Laverdiere expressed a desire to return to Edmonton, Alberta.
RCMP said Tiki was last seen in North Battleford on May 1, and the last contact she had with any family was through text message, on May 1. The Saskatchewan RCMP Major Crime Unit North, North Battleford, and Prince Albert Forensic Identification Sections and an Analyst from the RCMP Forensic Laboratory in Edmonton, Alberta, said that Tiki Brook-Lyn Laverdiere’s disappearance is the result of foul play and, as such, it is now being investigated as a homicide.
Police have issued search warrants and continue to investigate. Anyone with information relating to the homicide of Tiki Brook-Lyn Laverdiere is asked to contact Battlefords RCMP at 306-446-1720.
Update July 18th.
An autopsy conducted on July 16th confirmed that the human remains found outside of North Battleford, are those of Tiki Brook-Lyn Laverdiere.
Update August 2nd.
On July 28th Edmonton police arrested Jesse Sangster 23, who is facing charges of accessory after the fact to murder, and theft of a motor vehicle, in relation to the death of Laverdiere.
on July 31st Saskatchewan RCMP Major Crimes Unit arrested Nicole Cook, 36. Cook is facing charges of first-degree murder, kidnapping, improperly interfering with a human body, and theft of a motor vehicle, in relation to the death of Laverdiere. Nicole Cook is the mother of Tristen Cook-Buckle.