RCMP releases names of the 10 stabbing victims in Saskatchewan


The RCMP in Saskatchewan has released the names of the 10 people killed on Sept. 4 during a stabbing rampage in Saskatchewan.

Most of the people killed were from James Smith Cree Nation located about 200 km northeast of Saskatoon. One man from the nearby village of Weldon was also killed.

They are:

Thomas Burns, 23, James Smith Cree Nation

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Carol Burns, 46, James Smith Cree Nation

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Gregory Burns, 28, James Smith Cree Nation

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Lydia Gloria Burns, 61, James Smith Cree Nation

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Bonnie Burns, 48, James Smith Cree Nation

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Earl Burns, 66, James Smith Cree Nation

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Lana Head, 49, James Smith Cree Nation

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Christian Head, 54, James Smith Cree Nation

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Robert Sanderson, 49, James Smith Cree Nation

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Wesley Petterson, 78, Weldon

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Police say 18 people were also injured in the attacks, including a teen. Their names will not be made public.

As of Tuesday, 10 remained in hospitals, including three in critical condition.

Police continue to search for Myles Sanderson,32, who is wanted on charges of first-degree murder, attempted murder and break and enter.

His brother Damien Sanderson,31, who was also named as a suspect in the killings. He was found dead Monday in a grassy area not far from one of the crime scenes.

Police said they believe he did not kill himself and are investigating whether Myles Sanderson was involved in the death.

As the search for Myles Sanderson enters its fourth day, police are asking the public to remain vigilant.