Police charge third suspect with first-degree murder in homicide of Thompson teen
The remains of 19-year-old Nicholas Brophy were found by RCMP last month. (Photo courtesy Facebook)
RCMP have arrested and charged a 20-year-old man from South Indian Lake with first-degree murder in the Nicholas Brophy homicide case.
Mark Bradley Thomas is the third man charged in the death of 19-year-old Nicholas Brophy, whose remains were found last month.
Justin Noah Baker, 19, and Zach Edwin Linklater, 22, of Thompson, were charged earlier with first-degree murder.
Brophy was last seen the evening of Sept., 8, 2015 in Thompson, about 760 km north of Winnipeg.
Family and friends set up a Facebook page in memory of the teen.
On Tuesday afternoon, RCMP tweeted that the made a third arrest.
Third suspect arrested and charged in Nicholas Brophy homicide. 20 y/o man from South Indian Lake appears in Wpg court tomorrow. #rcmpmb— RCMP Manitoba (@rcmpmb) May 10, 2016