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Similarities Found in Cases of Missing & Murdered Women

February 5, 2010 3:02 PM | News

RCMP and the Winnipeg Police Service provided an update Friday afternoon on the progress of the Manitoba Integrated Task Force for Missing and Murdered Women.

Authorities say they have completed their initial review of the outstanding homicide and missing persons’ investigations and has now identified certain cases for further re-examination.

84 cases have been examined so far, dating back all the way to 1926. They all remain open investigations, and a number of them have presented a high probability of possessing case similarities.

The Task Force began in late October with the purpose of investigating unsolved cases where women were murdered or went missing and foul play is suspected.

Anyone with information on unsolved homicides or missing persons can call 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS).