Authorities in British Columbia responding to reports of a vehicle fire on Friday were warned by a passing car driver that a body was about two kilometers away. An investigation of the scene confirmed that the deceased man was in a highway exit near Dease Lake in northwest British Columbia.
The nearby burning vehicle, a red and gray Dodge pickup, was empty when the authorities inspected it. British Columbia Royal Canadian Mounted Police spokesman Chris Manseau did not say if the body and the burned vehicle were in contact, but police said Sunday that the vehicle had two young Canadian teenagers, Kam McLeod (1
The burnt truck and corpse were found only 470 kilometers from the place where the murdered were left by American Chynna Deese and Australian Lucas Fow ler were found last week. In an area that is not known for violent crime, the Canadian authorities have expressed concerns that the secrets of this weekend could be linked to the unresolved double homicide.