Update: police search landfill for the missing remains of Rebecca Cantois

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Winnipeg Police Service responded to the 200 block of Edison Avenue for a report of suspicious circumstances after human remains were located in the area on May 16th at approximately 5:25am.

As a result of the investigation, police have identified the victim as identified as Rebecca CONTOIS, 24. The cause of death has not been released.  Jeremy Anthony Micheal SKIBICKI, 35, was arrested on May 18th, and has been charged with First Degree Murder.

Winnipeg police said in a May 19th press release that they have executed a search warrant on the accused’s residence, located in the area. Another potential scene has been identified at the Brady Road Resource Management Facility. Police also noted that due to the nature of the circumstances of this investigation, Homicide Investigators have not ruled out the possibility of additional victims.

Update June 3rd
WPS Ground Search and Rescue Team began a search on June 2nd at the Brady Road Resource Management Facility. Soon after the discovery of her partial remains, WPS officers had an area of the landfill secured where it was deemed possible her missing remains could be located.

Update June 15th
Winnipeg police announced that they recovered human remains on June 14th. The scene at Brady is currently being held, pending an autopsy of the discovered remains.