Two men charged with first-degree murder in homicide of 19-year-old from Thompson
Nicholas Cristopher Brophy was last seen wearing a black and white hooded Brooks & Crooks sweatshirts, black skateboarding Supra brand shoes, and black jeans. (Photo courtesy RCMP)
Manitoba RCMP have arrested and charged two men in connection with the homicide of 19-year-old Nicholas Brophy, whose remains were found last Tuesday.
Justin Noah Baker, 19, and Zach Edwin Linklater, 22, of Thompson, have both been charged with first-degree murder.
Brophy was last seen the evening of Sept., 8, 2015 in Thompson, about 760 km north of Winnipeg.
On Monday afternoon, Manitoba RCMP tweeted:
Justin Noah Baker, 19, & Zach Edwin Linklater, 22, both of Thompson are charged w 1st Degree murder of Nicholas Brophy #rcmpmb— RCMP Manitoba (@rcmpmb) May 2, 2016
Baker will appear in Thompson Provincial Court on May 2 while Linklater will appear on May 3.
RCMP said the investigation is ongoing and did not give further details.