Arrests in Vanderhoof double homicide

RCMP have arrested two men in connection with a 2013 double homicide in Vanderhoof.

  • Oct. 5, 2015 7:00 a.m.

On Jan. 13, 2013, the Vanderhoof RCMP responded to a complaint of two persons found deceased in a residence. Due to the circumstances surrounding these deaths, the North District Major Crime Unit (NDMCU) was called in to assist.

As a result of a very intense investigation, The NDMCU is announcing that arrests have been made in this double homicide.

During this weekend, 21-year-old Shaun Keith Goodwin of Vanderhoof and a twenty year old male, who was 17 years old at the time of the offence (whose name cannot be released as a young offender), have each been charged with two counts of second degree murder in the deaths of 29-year-old Blaine Albert Barfoot and 40-year-old Tara Lee Ann Williams.

The investigation remains ongoing and anyone with information regarding this incident that has not already been reported, please contact the Vanderhoof RCMP at (250) 567-2222, or if you would like to remain anonymous please call CRIMESTOPPERS at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).

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