His injuries are not believed to have been self-inflicted.
Police have confirmed that one of two suspects in a series of stabbings in Saskatchewan has been found dead.
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His body was reportedly discovered in a grassy area of the James Smith Cree Nation at around 11:30 a.m. on September 5. He was found near a property that police were investigating.
Myles Sanderson, who has now been identified as Damien Sanderson's brother, remains at large.
Police believe 30-year-old Myles may have sustained injuries and may attempt to seek medical attention, although this has not been confirmed.
Speaking on Monday, Commanding Officer Rhonda Blackmore warned that although he may be injured, "this does not mean he is not dangerous." She explained that Myles has a significant criminal record, including crimes against people and property.
It is not yet clear whether Myles is a suspect in Damien's death.
\u201c1/2 Update for Dangerous Person Alert issued by Melfort RCMP: Damien Sanderson has been located deceased. #RCMPSK continues to search for Myles Sanderson, who is 6 foot one inch and 240 pounds with black hair and brown eyes. He may be injured and seek medical attention.\u201d— RCMP Saskatchewan (@RCMP Saskatchewan) 1662418098
As of Monday, both men faced charges.
Myles Sanderson is charged with three counts of first-degree murder, one count of attempted murder and one count of breaking and entering a residence.
Damien Sanderson was charged with one count of first-degree murder, one count of attempted murder and one count of breaking and entering a residence.
Police say further charges are expected as the investigation into what happened on Sunday progresses.
During Sunday's attacks, 10 people were killed. A further 18 people were injured, four of whom are in a critical condition in hospital.
The authorities say their investigation spans 13 locations in the communities of James Smith Cree Nation and Weldon.
\u201cLast planned update for the evening unless there is new info.The search continues for Myles Sanderson.Our investigation will continue thru the night & until he is located or safely taken into custody. Please take the time to watch this quick update. https://t.co/mFUSB1BzOQ\u201d— Chief Evan Bray (@Chief Evan Bray) 1662430090
Police continue to operate under the assumption that Myles Sanderson may be in Regina. He could be driving a black Nissan Rogue with Saskatchewan license plate 119 MPI. It's not known if he is travelling with anyone else.
"My thoughts, and the thoughts of all Canadians, are with those who've lost loved ones, and with those who are injured," he said.
"This kind of violence, or any kind of violence, has no place in our country."
This is a developing story. Check back for more details.
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