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Body Pulled from Red River ID’d as Missing Teen

August 18, 2014 3:33 PM | News

Tina Fontaine

Tina Fontaine (WPS / HANDOUT)

The body pulled from the Red River on Sunday has been identified as a missing 15-year-old girl.

Winnipeg police recovered the body of Tina Fontaine Sunday near the Alexander Docks. She had been reported missing on August 9 and was last seen in the downtown area on August 8.

The discovery is being treated as a homicide and the investigation is continuing. Images from the scene show Fontaine being recovered in a tied bag.

At the time of her disappearance, Fontaine was wearing a white skirt, blue jacket and pink and white runners.

Fontaine’s family has been notified and police are looking for those responsible for her death.

Anyone with information is asked to contact investigators at (204) 986-6508 or Crime Stoppers at (204) 786-TIPS (8477).