Update - Body Discovered - Release No. 0268

Human remains found in the 200 block of 33rd Street West on June 30, 2007 have now been positively identified as those of 19 year old Marie Lasas.

Marie Lasas had been the subject of a missing person investigation by the Saskatoon Police Service Missing Person Task Force and Major Crime Section. She was last seen leaving a friends house in the 600 block of Avenue H South on September 24th, 2006.

The remains were positively identified through dental records with assistance from officials with the University of Saskatchewan College of Dentistry, and the Forensic Identification Lab - Department of Archeology.

Marie Lasas' death is being considered a homicide and investigators are continuing to follow any leads that may have been developed as part of the missing person investigation.

(Occurrence Number: 2006-104349)