RCMP Major Crimes release video related to Christmas Eve homicides in North Battleford, Saskatchewan

North Battleford, Saskatchewan – North Battleford RCMP and Saskatchewan RCMP Major Crimes continue to investigate the 2021 Christmas Eve homicides of two adult females in North Battleford, Saskatchewan. Alyssa LeCaine and Daphne Bear were located deceased after a residential fire on the 1000 block of 108th Street in North Battleford, Sask. on Friday, December 24, 2021. Their deaths are considered homicides.

If the public can identify or has information about the individual in this video we encourage them to report it to North Battleford RCMP (306-446-1720), call 310-RCMP, 911 in an emergency or, you can report information anonymously via Crime Stoppers (1-800-222-8477).

North Battleford RCMP and Saskatchewan RCMP Major Crimes continue to investigate the 2021 Christmas Eve homicides
Person dressed in black jacket with the hood up and dark pants running through a back alley.

“With the increased quality and prevalence of privately or business-owned video surveillance systems, comes the opportunity to potentially utilize captured video to assist serious police investigations,” says Superintendent Joshua Graham, Officer in Charge of Saskatchewan RCMP Major Crimes. “In the video investigators released today to assist the ongoing investigation in North Battleford, viewers can note trim around the hood of the jacket and distinctive brown or yellow-coloured boots. We are hoping these two notable features will help us identify the individual in the video. Investigators would like to speak with this person as they may have important information about Alyssa and Daphne’s deaths.”

The individual is shown in the back alley between 108th and 109th streets of North Battleford, they cross 10th Avenue and enter the alleyway beyond.

If the public has surveillance cameras in the areas noted above, we encourage them to check their footage to determine if they recorded this individual between 3:00 and 3:45 p.m. on December 24, 2021.

Report any findings or other activity captured in this time period to police.

BACKGROUND

North Battleford: Seeking information related to December 24 homicide

2021-02-08

Saskatchewan RCMP Major Crime Unit continues to investigate the homicides of Alyssa LeCaine and Daphne Bear. They were discovered deceased after a house fire on Friday, December 24, 2021 on 108th Street in North Battleford.

Investigation has determined Alyssa and Daphne died prior to and not as a result of the fire.

Anyone with information about this homicide investigation is asked to contact North Battleford RCMP at 306-446-1720.

You can also call Crime Stoppers anonymously at 1-800-222-8477.

BACKGROUND

North Battleford deaths determined to be homicides

2021-12-30

As a result of continued investigation by the Saskatchewan RCMP, in conjunction with the Saskatchewan Coroner’s Service, the deaths of the two people located after a fire at a residence in North Battleford are now considered homicides. Autopsies were completed by the Saskatchewan Coroner’s Service on December 29, 2021. Cause of death will not be released as the information is part of the ongoing investigation.

The deceased people have been identified as 25-year-old Alyssa LeCaine from North Battleford and 20-year-old Daphne Bear from Sweetgrass First Nation. Their families have been notified.

Alyssa and Daphne were located in a residence on 108th Street in North Battleford after North Battleford Fire Department responded to a fire there on December 24.

The cause of the fire will be investigated by a provincial fire investigator with the Saskatchewan Public Safety Agency.

Anyone with information about this investigation is asked to contact North Battleford RCMP at 306-446-1720, or call Crime Stoppers anonymously at 1-800-222-8477.

North Battleford RCMP

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