JOINT INVESTIGATION CONCERNING A HOMICIDE IN AKWESASNE

Akwesasne, July 26th 2018 – The Sûreté du Québec’s Crimes Against the Person
Investigation Service, in collaboration with the Akwesasne Mohawk Police Service and the St.
Regis Tribal Police, are currently investigating a homicide following the discovery of
unidentified human remains, yesterday, near St. Regis Island, in Akwesasne.

The investigation has revealed that the victim is Kenneth Francis Leaf, 50 years old, from
Akwesasne, who had been missing since January 2018. Investigators from the different police
services are working together in order to identify the perpetrator(s) of this vile crime.
Anyone who has information about this event is asked to contact the Sûreté du Québec’s
Criminal Information Center at 1-800-659-4264.