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Human remains identified in missing person investigation

RCMP have identified human remains as those of Travis Benjamin Bilay of Dauphin, who was reported missing by his family back in January of this year.

On May 7, 2013, human remains were located on a rural property, southwest of Dauphin, Manitoba. Dauphin RCMP, along with Dauphin RCMP Forensic Identification Section, Dauphin RCMP Major Crimes Services and RCMP Winnipeg Serious Crimes Unit were called in to investigate.

On May 9, 2013, an autopsy was completed. The remains were identified as those of 24-year-old Travis Benjamin Bilay of Dauphin, Manitoba. Travis Bilay was reported missing by his family on January 4, 2013.

Police say that the death is being treated as suspicious and that the investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information regarding this investigation is asked to call the dauphin RCMP at 204-622-5020 or their local police agency. If you wish to remain anonymous, contact Manitoba Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477(TIPS), submit a tip online at www.manitobacrimestoppers.com or text TIPMAN plus your message to Crimes(274637).

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