The man arrested in the death of Manitoba’s Tina Fontaine was picked up in Vancouver.
Winnipeg police say 53-year-old Raymond Joseph Cormier is being transported back to Winnipeg.
Fontaine was 15 years old when her body was found wrapped in a bag and dumped in the Red River in August of 2014.
Police say Fontaine had run away from a hotel where she was staying under the care of CFS.
The 15-year-old’s body, wrapped in a plastic bag, was pulled from Red River on August 17th, 2014.
Cormier has been charged with second degree murder for his alleged involvement.
With files from 680 CJOB Winnipeg
LISTEN to the Winnipeg police press conference on the investigation:
Homicide Det. O'Donovan applauded the community for coming forward with tips that ultimately led to this arrest. pic.twitter.com/HoDMGDtBG0— Winnipeg Police (@wpgpolice) December 11, 2015
“We hope our efforts in this investigation help Tina’s family discover the truth and find justice.” DC Smyth pic.twitter.com/hsWGrkLQxv— Winnipeg Police (@wpgpolice) December 11, 2015