Cross Lake RCMP seek tips in teen's homicide
RCMP are asking for the public’s help solving a Cross Lake homicide.
Investigators asked anyone with information about the murder of 19-year-old Austin Troy Monias to come forward Thursday.Monias was killed on Jan. 20 at about 6 a.m. after a house party on Mission Point in Cross Lake, according to RCMP.
The teen was found with life-threatening injuries and later died at a local nursing station.
Four people were initially taken into custody following the party, but all were later released without being charged.
RCMP confirmed the identity of Monias Thursday and renewed a call for tips in the case.Monias is the nephew of Idle No More hunger-striker Raymond Robinson.
Robinson was on a hunger strike when his nephew was killed and has since concluded it.
He said the teen was a very active organizer of Idle No More events, and he was shocked to hear of his death.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Cross Lake RCMP at 204-676-2345.
RCMP continue to investigate.