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Toronto, July 26 (Canadian-Media): Kam McLeod, 19, and Bryer Schmegelsky, 18, suspects in the double homicide of Australian Lucas Fowler, 23, and American Chynna Deese, 24 on July 15, are still believed by Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) to be hiding in Gillam, Manitoba, media reports said.
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The deceased bodies of Fowler and Deese were found along the side of the Alaska Highway, south of Liard Hot Springs, B.C., on July 15.
These two young men are also believed, by RCMP, to be the alleged killers of a third person, Leonard Dyck, a sessional instructor at the University of British Columbia.
There had been two confirmed sightings of McLeod and Schmegelsky near Gillam, about 750 kilometres northeast of Winnipeg.
"We are taking all steps to be as thorough as we can, which is why we have so many resources," RCMP Cpl. Julie Courchaine said. "We're doing a lot of searches in and around that area."
Town officials in Churchill, 270 kilometres north of Gillam, has opted to take precautions as well.
Mayor Mike Spence said the incoming trains are also being checked by the town for any suspicious activity.