Natacha Leroy : “RCMP Investigating Cape Breton Woman’s Disappearance as Homicide, Human Remains Found”

Death – Obituary – Accident and Crime News : Police in Big Bras d’Or, Nova Scotia, are now treating the disappearance of 48-year-old Natacha Leroy as a homicide, after human remains were discovered by a police dog team on Friday. The Nova Scotia Medical Examiner’s Office has confirmed that the remains belong to Leroy, and have ruled her death as a homicide.

The investigation began on November 22, when police responded to a report of a possible homicide at a residence on Route 5 in Big Bras d’Or. It was during this investigation that police learned of Leroy’s disappearance, and determined that there were suspicious circumstances surrounding it.

Few details have been released about the case, but police have confirmed that they have searched and secured the home where the initial report of a possible homicide was made. The RCMP, or Royal Canadian Mounted Police, are leading the investigation and are working to gather further evidence and information.

The community of Big Bras d’Or has been left shocked and saddened by the news of Leroy’s death. The tight-knit community is known for its close bonds and support for one another, and this tragedy has deeply affected residents. Local authorities are urging anyone with information related to the case to come forward and assist with the investigation.

As the investigation continues, the RCMP is working diligently to bring justice for Natacha Leroy and her loved ones. The loss of a community member is always devastating, and the RCMP is committed to providing answers and closure for those affected by this tragedy.

Anyone with information is urged to contact the RCMP or Crime Stoppers, and they can do so anonymously if they wish. The investigation remains ongoing, and further updates will be provided as more details emerge.

This article was originally published on November 30, 2023, by The Canadian Press.

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