Native woman's death being investigated as homicide

The Royal Canadian Mounted Police are investigating the murder of a Native woman who went missing in Regina, Saskatchewan, last August.

Melanie Dawn Geddes, a mother of three, was last seen leaving a party on August 13. Her body was found in a field in December.

Geddes was one of 30 women, many of them Native, who were reported missing in Saskatchewan. Native activists say an estimated 500 Native women and Native girls have gone missing or have been murdered throughout Canada.

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Dead woman identified as missing Regina mother (CBC 2/1)
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Relevant Links:
Native Women's Association of Canada -
Native Women Missing in Canada -

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