Remains of teen missing since 2011 discovered

The remains of a teen who went missing in 2011 were found on a small island on the Muskowekwan First Nation.

Punnichy RCMP learned of the remains on May 7. An autopsy competed May 13 confirmed they belonged to Cody Ridge Wolfe, who was 17 when he went missing in April 29, 2011.

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Wolfe was last seen leaving his grandmother’s home on foot to visit another home five miles away.

Based on information gathered during the investigation and autopsy, RCMP said Cody’s death is not considered suspicious.

The remains were found by two male youth. They were paddling a boat in a small body of water looking for geese eggs and decided to stopped to explore a small island, where they discovered the remains.

Officers from the Punnichy RCMP went to the location, confirmed the presence of human remains, and secured the scene for further investigation.  Investigators from the RCMP Historical Case Unit – South deployed to the location to assist with the investigation.

Since Cody went missing, many searches were conducted on foot, horseback, boat and ATV by the family, Muskowekwan First Nation community and the Saskatchewan RCMP. Police said the area where the remains were discovered was surrounded by water and had become submerged intermittently over the years, with the water level remaining high and only recently became exposed.

RCMP said Wolfe’s family has been notified of the results of the autopsy and investigation.

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