RCMP seek suspect in fatal hit and run

RCMP are looking for a suspect in a fatal pedestrian collision that occurred just over a year ago.

The suspect has been identified as August Devin Nahbexie, 22 years old, of the Saulteaux First Nation

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On July 25, 2018, Battlefords RCMP received a 911 call of a male who was laying on Highway 4, 1 kilometre south of Battleford. RCMP arrived on scene shortly after and the investigation indicated that the male was deceased as a result of being run over by a vehicle. The vehicle then fled the scene and was not identified at the time by police.

The subsequent investigation done by Battlefords RCMP, Battleford Provincial GIS, Forensic Ident Section, and the F Division traffic reconstructionalist identified a suspect. Nahbexie has been charged with:

Failure to stop at the scene of an accident causing death.

Fail to comply with a probation order

Fail to comply with an undertaking

Obstruction

August Nahbexie is also wanted on nine other unrelated charges.

Battlefords RCMP are seeking the assistance of the public in locating August Nahbexie. If you know the whereabouts of August Nahbexie, please contact the Battlefords RCMP at 306-446-1720 or call Crimestoppers.

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