July 11, 2017 11:47 am
Updated: July 11, 2017 3:18 pm

‘Police believe Thelma was the victim of foul play’: Police speak on 2 year anniversary of Thelma Krull’s disappearance

WATCH: Winnipeg police speak about Thelma Krull disappearance two years later.

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On the two year anniversary of the day Thelma Krull was last seen, Winnipeg police said “they’ve made critical, significant progress.”

“At this time police believe Thelma was the victim of foul play,” Cst. Jay Murray with the Winnipeg police said.

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During a briefing Tuesday morning, police spoke about a possible sighting at Kimberly Avenue and Gateway Road on the day she disappeared. As first released in 2016, she was reported as being in the company of a “heavy set male, indigenous in appearance, 5’8″ in height, 270 pounds with a bowl style haircut.”

Murray said homicide investigators believe this person is a suspect and the informatiop has formed a “significant part of the investigation”, but said they don’t want to risk releasing “too much information”.

“You’ve got a lot of very experienced, probably some of the most experienced investigators in the homicide unit working on this,” Murray said. “So it’s a route they’ve determined to take and I think we can trust that it’s the right approach to take.”

Police once again asked for anyone with any information to contact investigators at 1-204-986-6508.

RELATED: ‘Help bring Thelma home’: Family members of Thelma Krull plead for public’s help

Krull, 57, hasn’t been seen since she left her Valley Gardens home for her regular morning walk on July 11, 2015.

Krull’s glasses and cell phone were found at the Valley Gardens Community Centre grounds a few days later.

READ MORE: Winnipeg police say it’s possible Thelma Krull was abducted

Winnipeg police have raised several theories about her disappearance including the possibility she could have been abducted.

 

 

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