Police charged the two young men Wednesday in the death of University of British Columbia lecturer Leonard Dyck, whose body was found July 19 near their burned-out truck in northwestern B.C.
Bryer Schmegelsky and 19-year-old Kam McLeod is wanted in connection to murders of Lucas Fowler, from Australia along with his American girlfriend Chynna Deese.
This all began on July 15, when the bodies of backpackers Lucas Fowler, 23, and his girlfriend, Chynna Deese, 24, were found at the roadside, on a remote section of the Alaska Highway in northern BC The young couple, who are from Australia and the U.S., were found near their 1986 Chevrolet van, and are believed to have been fatally shot.
Shoihet says if anyone spots these teens, both six-foot-4 inches tall and weighing around 169 pounds, consider them risky and don't approach, instead call 911.
The two came to the attention of police on July 19 when a pickup truck they used was found on fire in northern British Columbia. No stolen cars were reported within the area which led to a conclusion that the pair haven't left the Gillam area.
Police search that area.
The body of a third possible victim was recently identified by police as 64-year-old Leonard Dyck of Vancouver. Police said earlier Tuesday they may now be driving a different vehicle and may have changed their appearances and clothing.
Police think the man, described to officers as a "loving husband and father" by his family, was killed late last week.
"At this point in the investigation, we believe they are still in the area".
Alan Schmegelsky, Bryer's father, told the Canadian Press that the last time he spoke to his son, Bryer claimed that he and McLeod were en route to Alberta to search for jobs and that he even purchased an expensive suit for job interviews.
Mounties said in a July 24 tweet that they have gotten more than 80 tips during the manhunt.
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Lucas Fowler, 23 and Chynna Deese, 24, were found dead on the side of Alaska Highway on Monday, about 20 kilometres south of Liard Hot Springs.
Mr Schmegelsky's father told media he believed his son wanted to die in a "blaze of glory".
"As a result of the charges, Canada-wide warrants have been issued for Kam McLeod and Bryer Schmegelsky".
Alan Schmegelsky said Thursday that his son took him to an army surplus store about eight months ago in his small Vancouver Island hometown of Port Alberni, B.C., where the teen was excited about the Nazi artifacts. Deputy Mayor John McDonald said if McLeod and Schmegelsky are wandering around in the bush, they couldn't have picked a worse time.
The vehicle was found near the town of Gillam, Manitoba, and was only confirmed to belong to the pair on Wednesday. "He wants his pain to end", he said, breaking down into tears.
Police said earlier the young men were traveling to Whitehorse in the Yukon to look for work and had not been in contact with their families for the past few days.
"I was disgusted and dragged him out", Schmegelsky said.
"His buddies all had them and that was their outdoor video game".
"This killing spree is conceptualised as a final act of retribution against a world that you believe has wronged you in some way", Mr Lee said.
"It's really tough for me to see in the paper today - photos of them alive and well in Saskatchewan because I know they're not lost in the woods".
Mr Fowler was the son of NSW Police Chief Inspector Stephen Fowler.