UPDATE: Arrest - First Degree Murder - Megan Gallagher Investigation

September 23, 2022 10:34 AM

Robert "Bobby" James Thomas, 27 years of age, is expected to appear in Saskatoon Provincial Court on Monday, September 26, 2022 at 9:00 a.m.  


The Saskatoon Police Service Major Crime Section has arrested a man and charged him with the first degree murder of Megan Gallagher

On September 20th, 2022, SPS investigators, with assistance from British Columbia RCMP (E Division), arrested the 27-year-old man at a residence in Prince George, B.C. He is being transported back to Saskatoon where he will appear in Saskatoon Provincial Court later this week.

This is the fifth arrest made by the SPS in connection to the homicide of Megan Gallagher. Further arrests are expected as the investigation continues.

At this time Megan has not been located and investigators are asking anyone with information to come forward, with any tips they may have. Contact the SPS at 306-975-8300 or anonymously through Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

(Court Information Number: 991208341)

July 27, 2022 2:46 PM

Another arrest has been made in connection with the death of Megan Gallagher.

On July 27th, 2022, John Wayne Sanderson, age 44 (DOB 1978/03/12), was taken into custody by members of the Melfort RCMP, at James Smith First Nation. Sanderson was one of three people wanted by police in connection to the investigation. In total four people have been charged and arrested. Sanderson is charged under Section 182 (b) of the Criminal Code – Indignity to Human Remains and also has unrelated warrants with the RCMP. He is expected to appear via video, in Melfort Provincial Court, on July 28th, 2022 at 11:00 a.m.

The Saskatoon Police Service wants to thank the community for tips received so far during the investigation. Anyone with additional, relevant information is asked to contact the Saskatoon Police Service at 306-975-8300 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

(Occurrence Number: 20-101586)