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RCMP conclude search operation in Pictou County

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Merigomish- Pictou District RCMP and the Nova Scotia Medical Examiner Service (ME) have conducted an extensive investigation into a complaint of a discovery of human remains in Merigomish.

On July 15, as a result of information received about the presence of human remains, Pictou District RCMP searched an area on a rural wooded property in Merigomish. RCMP members and investigators from the ME office, along with members of the RCMP Forensic Identification Unit were on-site from July 15 to 17 and examined the area. This included excavation of the area where the remains were alleged to have been seen. 

The investigation into this matter is now concluded and no human remains were found at the site. RCMP would like to thank residents of the area for their patience while investigators completed this sensitive investigation.