A cell phone with a video filmed by Kam McLeod and Bryer Schmegelsky may very well be the important thing to why they launched into a wave of murders in Canada.
The 2 youngsters suspected of killing Australian vacationer Lucas Fowler, his American girlfriend Chynna Deese and Canadian botanist Leonard Dyck, left a "final will and testomony" video message, in keeping with the Toronto Star.
Kam McLeod, 19, and Bryer Schmegelsky, 18, apparently recorded the video message on their cellphones earlier than taking their very own lives in a distant forest in northern Manitoba.
About 30 seconds of the video have been shared with members of the family of former fugitives.
McLeod and Schmegelsky mentioned goodbye to their households within the video and described their needs for his or her stays, in keeping with a member of the family interviewed by Star.
The video may very well be the important thing to elucidate why the 2 youngsters, who have been working at Walmart weeks earlier than, turned the main target of one of many greatest hunts in Canada.
Based on experiences, the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) was in possession of the whole recording of the video.
McLeod and Schmegelsky, of Vancouver Island, have been discovered useless in thickets close to Gillam, Manitoba, on August 7.
On August 12, the RCMP introduced that autopsies indicated that youngsters took their lives.
Two weapons have been discovered with the our bodies and underwent a forensic evaluation to find out in the event that they have been the weapons used to shoot Fowler, 23, of Sydney, and Deese, 24, of North Carolina on the aspect of a freeway British Columbia on July 15.
The couple's Chevrolet truck broke down, leaving them stranded in an space with minimal cellular reception.
McLeod and Schmegelsky have been additionally suspected of killing 64-year-old professor of botany at Leonard Dyck College, 4 days in a while one other street in British Columbia.
The youngsters drove the Dyck Toyota RAV4 three,000 km east in direction of Gillam, which led to an enormous hunt that ultimately led to the invention of their our bodies.
• In the UK and Eire, Samaritans might be contacted at 116 123 or by sending an e mail to [email protected] or [email protected] In the US, the nationwide lifeline for suicide prevention is 1-800-273-8255. In Australia, the Lifeline disaster help service is 13 11 14. Different worldwide suicide assist traces might be discovered at www.befrienders.org.