May 13, 2014 8:03 pm

New information in unsolved 2010 Saskatchewan homicide

Roger Byer, a Prince Albert ATM service technician, was last seen on January 20, 2010, in Melfort.

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REGINA – A Saskatchewan woman is holding out hope that police will find her father’s killer.

Courtney Byer joined the RCMP on Tuesday, asking for tips in the death of Roger Byer over four years ago.

“If any of you have information, please come forward with it,” Byer pleaded in a statement to the media.

Roger Byer, a Prince Albert ATM service technician, was last seen on Jan. 20, 2010, in Melfort, Sask. His body was found on April 1, 2010, in a field near Highway 41 between Yellow Creek and Meskanaw.

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RCMP believe Byer was robbed of tens of thousands of dollars in cash.

Mounties say new information has been revealed relating to a black, heavy-duty work truck that may have been in the area when Byer disappeared. Investigators say two people may have been in the vehicle.

“As time goes on, memories do fade. But unless we ask the question and reach out, we’ll never know those answers,” said S/Sgt. Larry Brost of the RCMP Major Crime Unit.

“That’s why we’re seeking the help of anyone that might have seen this heavy-duty work truck in that area.”

Anyone with information is asked to call RCMP or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).

Melfort is approximately 160 kilometres northeast of Saskatoon.

Maps of the area where Byer’s body was found are posted below:



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