Father of suspect in three killings in Canada says son plans to go out in “a blaze of glory”


CANADA (CNN) – Canadian authorities are still hunting two teenagers charged with murder and have issued Canada-wide warrants for their arrest.

And the father of one of the suspects said he believes his son plans to go out in “a blaze of glory.”

“We can now confirm there have been two established and corroborated sightings of the suspects in the Gillam area.”

New evidence in the sprawling manhunt for 19-year-old Kam McLeod and 18-year-old Bryer Schmegelsky.

They‘re considered armed and dangerous and are suspected of killing three people in the Canadian province of British Columbia, including an American woman and her Australian boyfriend.

The current search is one that Schmegelsky’s father doesn’t think his son will come out of alive.

“A normal child doesn’t travel across the country, killing people. A child in some very serious pain does. Basically, he’s going to be dead today or tomorrow. I know that.”

This mystery began back on July 15th in the northern part of British Columbia. That’s where the bodies of 24-year-old Chynna Deese and Lucas Fowler were found.

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This surveillance video captured the couple just days prior at a gas station.

In a separate incident, Schmegelsky’s burned-out truck was found on July 19th on the side of a highway, leading police to the body of 64-year-old Leonard Dyck. The two men have been charged in Dyck’s murder. Police have not said what led them to the pair.

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Another burned out SUV they were reported to be using was found near the town of Gillam on Monday.

The suspects are believed to still be in the area.

“I can totally understand that they might be anxious, I am as well. Cause it’s an unknown. We don’t know what’s happening right now. We don’t know where they are.”

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This story was originally published on July 25, 2019

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