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'Waiting is killing us': Families of Six Nations triple homicide victims plead for help

The OPP and Six Nations Police have been investigating the deaths of Melissa Trudi Miller, 37, Alan Grant Porter, 33, and Michael Shane Jamieson, 32, since early November.

Police say 1 of the victims was 7 months pregnant when she was killed

"Waiting is killing us."

That's the message from the families of three Six Nations of the Grand River homicide victims in an emotional video pleading for someone to come forward with information about whoever killed their loved ones.

OPP and Six Nations Police have been investigating the deaths of Melissa Trudi Miller, 37, Alan Grant Porter, 33, and Michael Shane Jamieson, 32, since early November.

The video is the second time in three months the victim's families have made a public appeal for help with the investigation and a sign police are continuing to try to break the silence that seems to surround the triple homicide. 

To date, no one has been arrested for the killings. One person has been charged with accessory after the fact.

With tears streaming down her face, Linda Porter, Alan's sister, uses the video to beg somebody to say something.

"I shouldn't even have to do this," she says, wiping away tears. "But I look at it as, if we do this, if it ever happens again, maybe the community will come forward a little faster because waiting is killing us." 
Linda Porter, whose brother Alan Porter's body was found in November, pleads for someone to come forward with information about the homicides in a video released by the OPP Thursday. (OPP)

Victim was pregnant

The bodies of all three homicide victims were found in or near a pickup truck on Bodkin Road near Jones Drive — about a half hour's drive outside London, Ont.

Miller, a mother of five, was seven months pregnant when she was killed, police previously revealed.

During a press conference on Nov. 15, investigators called on members of the First Nations community to get past any fear or reluctance they may have felt about assisting police in order to fulfil their obligation to the people around them.

The video released Thursday includes family and childhood photos of each of the victims.

Police found the bodies of Melissa Miller, Alan Porter and Michael Jamieson on Nov. 4, 2018. (OPP)

Linda explains the hole losing a loved one without any answers can leave in a community and shares her fears.

"All three of these guys, their kids are growing up without their dad, without their mother, it's tough going on without them," she says.

"But it's tougher knowing there's killers in our community. That's what's scary, because we've got kids out there yet. Who's next?

"If anybody out there can help us bring some kind of closure, please." 

1 person charged so far

So far, one person has been charged in connection with the deaths.

Kirsten Bomberry, 36, from Six Nations has been arrested and charged with three counts of accessory after the fact to murder. 

Police say the families released the video in hopes the investigation can be completed and the community can move forward.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the dedicated police tip-line at at 1-844-677-5050, the Six Nations Police Service at 519-445-2811 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477. 

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