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Remains found, believed to be victim in Prince Alberta murder case


April 27th, 2016 – 2:35 p.m.
Investigation by the Office of the Chief Coroner has determined the human remains located on April 20, 2016 are those of Troy Napope.


The RCMP Underwater Recovery Team has located human remains during a planned search north of Prince Albert.

On the morning of Wednesday, April 20th, The RCMP Major Crime Unit North began the search in a rural area west of the Saskatchewan Penitentiary in Prince Albert. This search was in relation to the ongoing investigation into the death of Troy Napope. Assisting in the search was multiple support units including Prince Albert Police Service and the RCMP Underwater Recovery Team (URT).

The search area is located on private property and the property owners granted the RCMP permission to search the area. The property owners are not connected to the investigation. At approximately 9:00 a.m., the URT team located human remains in a body of water/slough.

An autopsy will take place on Friday, April 22nd, 2016 in Saskatoon to confirm the identity of the remains; however, investigators believe the remains are those of Troy Napope. Napope was last seen in Prince Albert on May 28th, 2015.

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