UPDATE DEC 2, 2013
The Fort St. John RCMP is asking for the public’s help regarding the death of a 16 year old male at the motorcross track. Jonathan BRUCE’s body was found on the afternoon of November 24th. The circumstances and cause of BRUCE’s death are still under investigation. Police are asking anyone who may have seen a quad (ATV) in Fort St. John with two people on it during the night of November 23rd or the morning of November 24th to call them.
“At this time, Jonathan BRUCE’s death si still considered suspicious,” stated Cpl. Jodi Shelkie. “The Fort St. John Major Crime Unit and North District Major Crime Unit are trying to establish a time line of BRUCE’s activities that night as well as locations he may have been”.
If you have information that could assist the police then you are asked to contact the Fort St. John RCMP at 250.787.8100 or if you wish to remain anonymous then contact Crime Stoppers.
UPDATE NOVEMBER 26, 2013
The Fort St. John RCMP has confirmed the identity of the body that was found deceased at the motocross track on Sunday, November 24th as Jonathan BRUCE, a 16 year old Fort St. John youth.
“There are many officers working extremely hard to determine what happened to this youth.” Stated Cpl. Jodi Shelkie. “We are asking anyone who saw anything suspicious during the late evening of November 23rdor early morning of November 24th at or near the motocross area to please give the RCMP a call at 250-787-8100 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.
The reason for BRUCE’s death is still being actively investigated by the Fort St. John RCMP and North District Major Crime Unit. An autopsy will be held to determine the cause of death.
November 24, 2013 FORT ST. JOHN, BC
The Fort St John RCMP and RCMP North District Major Crime are investigating after a dead body was located at the Fort St John motocross track earlier today.
“The investigation is in its early stages right now,” says Sgt. Steve Perret, “we have not yet identified the deceased. Further details will be released as the investigation progresses.” The police are asking that if anyone has any information regarding this incident, please contact the Fort St John RCMP Detachment at (250)787-8140.
If you have any information on this or any other crime, please contact your local Police Detachment. If you wish to remain anonymous please call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or via the web at www.crimestoppersnebc.ca . They are open 24/7. You do not have to give your name, address, or your telephone number. You do not have to testify in Court. A cash reward of up to $2000.00 may be paid for any information which leads to an arrest and charge.