Connect with us

Crime News

Man charged with murder in disappearance of missing B.C. woman



RCMP in British Columbia say a 51-year-old man has been charged with homicide and indignity to human stays within the disappearance of Carmelita Abraham.

Police say Abraham left Williams Lake for Quesnel on Dec. 27, and that she was reported lacking on Jan. 4.

Learn extra:

Renewed plea for info on missing B.C. woman who hasn’t been seen in four years

This week, the 33-year-old’s household and the Takla Lake First Nation issued an enchantment for assist finding her.

On Saturday, Mounties stated “based mostly on the totality of the knowledge, the investigation turned from a lacking individuals investigation right into a suspected murder,” and that Quesnel resident Joseph Simpson had been arrested on Thursday.

“It is a tragic incident that occurred between Joseph Simpson and Carmelita Abraham who have been identified to at least one one other,” B.C. RCMP Supt. Sanjaya Wijayakoon stated in a media launch.

Story continues under commercial

Learn extra:

Vancouver woman who went missing before Christmas located, returned to hospital

“We wish to prolong our appreciation for the help and help from companies and witnesses on this matter.”

Simpson stays in police custody pending a future courtroom date.

Click to play video: 'Search continues for woman missing from UBC hospital'

Search continues for girl lacking from UBC hospital

Search continues for girl lacking from UBC hospital – Dec 27, 2021

© 2022 International Information, a division of Corus Leisure Inc.

Copyright © 2022