Volunteer searchers have found the body of Emiline Kitchener, 34, a woman who was recently reported as missing, RCMP say.
According to police, the body was found in an open field on the Shoal Lake First Nation, which is about 90 kilometres east of Nipawin, Sask.
Police said family members have identified the body as that of Kitchener, who was reported missing Jan. 12th, although she had fallen out of touch with family around Christmas.
Police added their investigation into the case was ongoing and said foul play had not been positively ruled out.
According to police the family last saw the woman on Christmas Eve. Since then, there were reports she had been seen in Nipawin on Jan. 4, and her cell phone had been used on Jan. 11.
The family reported her missing on Jan. 12.
Police said an autopsy would also be done, and that their investigation was ongoing.