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Search underway for Native woman who went missing last year

Filed Under: Canada
More on: crime, manitoba, missing, women

Authorities in Manitoba are searching a landfill in hopes of recovering the remains of a Native woman who went missing over a year ago.

Tanya Nepinak, 31, was last seen in Winnipeg in September 2011. Authorities believe she was killed and placed in a garbage bin that ended up in the landfill.

Shawn Cameron Lamb, 52, has been charged with second-degree murder for Nepinak's death. He also faces charges for two other Native women who were killed in Winnipeg.

Get the Story:
Landfill search begins for Tanya Nepinak's remains (CBC 10/3)
Emotional pleas featured in videos for Tanya Nepinak (CBC 10/4)

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