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    Chilliwack, B.C. MELANIE THOMSON, 36, last seen Sept/2010

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    "MELANIE THOMSON

    Thomson is classified as a missing person, but police are hoping someone has information can help track down her whereabouts or what happened.

    Thompson moved to B.C. in her 30s and was last seen in September of 2010 in Chilliwack. At the time, she was 36 years old and had been living in a women’s shelter in downtown Vancouver.

    Thomson had previously gone for long periods without contacting her family, but as time passed her family became concerned that something more serious had happened.

    She had gone by different names, such as Bernice Wiseman, Melanie Erekosima and the nickname Kenya. She is black, 5-foot-5, with a medium build and curly black hair."

    http://mediareleases.vpd.ca/2010/12/...sing-person-2/

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    http://www.nampn.org/cases/thomson_melanie_joy.html

    "Missing Since: Early September 2010 from Vancouver, British Columbia
    Classification: Missing
    Date Of Birth: August 31st, 1974
    Age: 36
    Height: 5'5"
    Weight: 165 lbs.
    Hair Color: Black
    Eye Color: Brown
    Race:Black
    Gender: Female
    Distinguishing Characteristics: Medium build.
    AKA: Bernice Wiseman
    Case Number: 10-167044

    Details of Disappearance
    Melanie Joy Thomson, who also uses the name Bernice Wiseman, was last seen in early September 2010 by staff of her housing program in Vancouver, who
    subsequently reported her missing at the end of September 2010. Thomson has had previous long periods of no contact with friends or family in which she has travelled extensively across Canada.

    Investigating Agency
    If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
    Vancouver Police Department
    (604) 717-2530 "

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    https://secure.rcmp-grc.gc.ca/missin...lang=en#tab2-0

    "Melanie Thomson was last seen on August 27, 2010. Melanie's last known address was in the downtown east side of Vancouver, B.C. Melanie's disappearance is considered suspicious and foul play cannot be ruled out"

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    Wondering about the possible tattoo on Ms Thomson's chest, imo.

    https://www.google.ca/search?q=Melan...Z1gW0ko4BkM%3A

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    Melanie Joy Thomson, who also uses the name Bernice Wiseman

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    Could this be the work of the Fraser Valley killer.... ? Fits his MO... possible sex worker that was staying in Vancouver's downtown east side. There is a large time gap, maybe the killer was locked up for a different unrelated crime. Impossible to tell until she is found.

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    Last edited by ccmeyers; 11-23-2016 at 02:28 PM.

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    Wrong sk, thinking you might mean this unknown killer?

    http://www.ctvnews.ca/rcmp-believe-u...eaths-1.570133
    VANCOUVER - Once again, RCMP in British Columbia's Fraser Valley are looking for a serial killer responsible for the murders of at least three sex-trade workers from Vancouver's Downtown Eastside. Robert Pickton was once thought to have been responsible for their 1995 deaths, but police have since determined he's not the one and on Tuesday asked for public help to track down an entirely different serial killer.
    The bodies of Tracy Olajide, Tammy Pipe and Victoria Younker were found in remote areas of the Fraser Valley, east of Vancouver, between August and October of that year.
    Investigators believe the killer may have lived or worked in the rugged areas between Agassiz and Mission where the women were dumped, perhaps visiting the region to hunt or fish, or while working in the forest industry or for corrections.

    They also say the suspect's red four-by-four vehicle was likely scratched or damaged during off-road forays to dump the bodies, and he likely wrapped the victims in some type of weathered yellow rain gear before disposing of the remains.

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    Yes. that is the guy. Police have some DNA and a red paint chip, interviewed close to 200 suspects with nothing so far

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    The women in '95 were dumped on forest service roads in Mission, there are also TONS of forest service roads in Chilliwack. You can get from Mission to Chilliwack via these FSR's. (I live in Vancouver and camp in both of these areas off FSR's frequently). A lot in common going on here.
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    Quote Originally Posted by ccmeyers View Post
    not sure if it is the same guy, but I am referring to this ..

    http://bc.ctvnews.ca/police-pursue-v...iller-1.605357
    This is intriguing, wondering if anyone can figure out what those yellowish specks could be?
    Top of my head thought is could it be imprints of burlap, after reading in the LISK thread,( Long Island Serial Killer, of similarly vulnerable women) speculation, imo.

    From your link..
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    But to narrow down the suspect list police need to solve certain mysteries. They want to know exactly what a set of tiny yellow flecks that were found in the crime scene are.


    They want to know who had a red four by four that could have navigated the rough terrain in the Valley. McCarl says a fleck of red automotive paint is connected to the killer.


    They also showed a set of zap straps that are like one the killer would have used.

    On top of that, the team of detectives constantly goes over the patterns of interactions that the victims and the suspects may have had to find new leads.
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    https://www.thestar.com/news/canada/...ases_rcmp.html
    Robert Pickton not the killer in B.C. cold cases: RCMP

    A tip line is launched as the RCMP create a profile of the killer responsible for three B.C. slayings dating from 1995.

    VANCOUVER—Once again, RCMP in British Columbia’s Fraser Valley are looking for a serial killer responsible for the murders of at least three sex-trade workers from Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside.
    Robert Pickton was thought to have been responsible for their 1995 deaths, but police said Tuesday he’s not the one and they’re asking for public help to track down an entirely different serial killer.
    The bodies of Tracy Olajide, Tammy Pipe and Victoria Younker were found in remote areas of the Fraser Valley, east of Vancouver, between August and October of that year.
    Police have long suspected the three women were killed by the same person who dumped their nude bodies in remote locations near Aggasiz and Mission, but 15 years later police are at a loss to say who that person is.

    Staff Sgt. John Cater said investigators hope the renewed media coverage of the women’s deaths will prompt someone to come forward with information, particularly people connected to the sex and drug trades who may have been reluctant to speak with police 15 years ago.
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    Intriguing for sure. That yellow material looks like some sort of tarp, but thicker... I want to look into construction materials, logging job materials etc., maybe the killer worked within those roads, or maybe he is familiar with them from camping, or hunting.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ccmeyers View Post
    Intriguing for sure. That yellow material looks like some sort of tarp, but thicker... I want to look into construction materials, logging job materials etc., maybe the killer worked within those roads, or maybe he is familiar with them from camping, or hunting.
    Have seen that type of imprint after foolishly washing small, cheap carpet in washing machine-- flakes of hardened glue maintaining weave of under carpet? speculation.

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    Very interesting. Very. I know exactly what you are talking about. I wonder how long the bodies were there before they were found? I also wonder if they have had those pieces tested for materials?

    From the quick looking around I did it seems as though most of industrial tarps are PVC, but still have a woven like texture (see image).

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