October 26, 2016


4° C, Partly cloudy

Full Forecast

Latest News

Man charged with murder in case of missing person

Hey there, time traveller!
This article was published 1/3/2011 (2065 days ago), so information in it may no longer be current.

A missing person cold case that went unsolved for eight years is now a murder case.

Derek James Kembel was 25 when he went missing in early 2003. Now, investigators have charged Christopher Robin Shewchuk, 29, with first-degree murder, even though Kembel’s body has not been recovered, RCMP said.

Derek James Kembel

Derek James Kembel

Also charged is Thomas Ronald Shewchuk, 60, with accessory after the fact to murder.

Kembel was last seen at a Dauphin bar Feb. 28, 2003.

The Winnipeg Free Press is not accepting comments on this story.

Why aren't comments accepted on this story? See our Commenting Terms and Conditions.

Scroll down to load more