RCMP manhunt for Bryer Schmegelsky and Kam McLeod converges on Manitoba community of York Landing

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      The Bear Clan Patrol has spotted two men who appeared to be foraging for food at the dump in the remote Manitoba Indigenous community of York Landing.

      It's promoted suspicion that they could be teenage B.C. fugitives Bryer Schmegelsky and Kam McLeod

      As a result, Mounties have responded by sending numerous officers to the town of 460 people.

      York Landing is on the eastern bank of the Nelson River about 80 kilometres west of Gillam, where the search had been centred.

      "A heavy police presence can be expected in the area," the Manitoba RCMP tweeted. "We will continue to update you as information becomes available."

      The RCMP has also asked that the public forward tips to their local police and not post them on social media.

      The Mounties do not want people posting photos of their officers in York Landing over social media.

      York Landing is about 80 kilometres west of Gillam, Manitoba.

      Schmegelsky, 18, and McLeod, 19, have each been charged with second-degree murder in the killing of UBC botanist Len Dyck south of Dease Lake around July 19.

      The two teens are from Port Alberni, B.C., and they're also suspects in the murder of a tourist couple—American Chynna Deese and Australian Lucas Fowler—along the Alaska Highway on July 14 or 15.

      They were last seen on July 21 in the area around Gillam.

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