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New CCTV Footage Released Of Suspects In Lucas Fowler Killing

Previously unseen CCTV footage of two teens wanted in connection with Australian man Lucas Fowler's murder, has been released by Canadian police.

It shows suspects Bryer Schmegelsky, 18, and Kam McLeod, 19, days after the attacks police believe they are responsible for.

The footage was captured on July 21, almost a week after the bodies of Fowler, 23, and girlfriend Chynna Deese, 24, were found on a British Columbian highway.

The grainy video shows Schmegelsky and McLeod meandering around a hardware store in Meadow Lake, in the province of Saskatchewan.

Murder suspect Kam McLeod, 19, seen at a hardware store in Meadow Lake. Image: Royal Canadian Mounted Police
Murder suspect Bryer Schmegelsky, 18, seen at a hardware store in Meadow Lake. Image: Royal Canadian Mounted Police

Since being spotted in Meadow Lake, the accused killers' search has moved 1,300 kilometres east to the small town of Gillam, in the province of Manitoba.

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The Royal Canadian Mounted Police, a.k.a. the Mounties, have been using helicopters and tracker dogs to search for Schmegelsky and McLeod. They are also reportedly going door-to-door in Gillam, questioning residents.

About 80 tip-offs had been received over the past 48 hours, police said.

Lucas Fowler and Chynna Deese. Photo: Facebook

In addition to being suspects in the murders of Fowler and American-born Deese, Schmegelsky and McLeod have been charged with second-degree murder over the death of Canadian Leonard Dyck, 64.

Fowler, from Sydney, and Deese, 24, from North Carolina, were stranded on the highway after their blue 1986 Chevrolet van broke down on the afternoon of July 14 about 470km away from where the burning Dodge was found.

They were found shot dead in a ditch near the highway the next day. Lucas Fowler was the son of NSW Police Chief Inspector Stephen Fowler.

More to come.