RCMP investigating double homicide near Montague

Published on August 21, 2014

Kings District RCMP have confirmed they are investigating a double homicide on St. Mary’s Road near Montague.

The RCMP responded to a 911 call Wednesday around 9:15 p.m. and found two people dead inside the home.

Sgt. Leanne Butler said foul play is suspected.

"What I can tell you at this time in this dynamic, unfolding case is that tragically we're investigating the death of two individuals."

Roadblocks on both ends of Route 318 are still in place to contain the investigation area.

The RCMP are asking the public to stay away from the area.

A further update is expected at 9 a.m. when the RCMP hold a media briefing in Montague.

An RCMP emergency response team command truck arrives at Montague detachment where media waited for news after reports two men were shot dead in the area Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014.

©Guardian photo by Steve Sharratt