Rueben Buhler charged with second degree murder

A 54-year-old Burns Lake man will appear in court tomorrow charged with three counts of second degree murder.

A Burns Lake man charged with three counts of second degree murder in connection to a triple homicide has been identified as 54-year-old Rueben Buhler.

RCMP announced the charges this afternoon, the day after police found the bodies of one woman and two men inside a home on 5th Avenue in Burns Lake.

Buhler is scheduled to appear in Burns Lake Provincial Court tomorrow.

A statement from Burns Lake RCMP said the incident was believed to be isolated and there was no further risk to the public.

The three victims have not been identified.

The North District Major Crime Unit, Prince George Forensic Identification Unit and members from the North District General Investigative Unit are assisting the Burns Lake RCMP in their investigation.

 

 

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