RCMP now investigating 2019 disappearance as homicide

Arshad Khan

The New Brunswick RCMP is now investigating the 2019 disappearance of Brady Tompkins as a homicide, and is releasing new information in hopes to further the investigation.

Brady Sherman Tompkins was last seen on August 29, 2019, at approximately 10 p.m., at a residence in Richmond Settlement, N.B. He spoke to a family member by phone on September 2, but his location was unknown. At the time of his disappearance, he had been living in the Moncton area.

In October 2020, the investigation was handed over to the New Brunswick RCMP’s Major Crime Unit, and the disappearance of Brady Sherman Tompkins was deemed suspicious. His disappearance is now being investigated as a homicide.

Police have received new information that the remains of Brady Sherman Tompkins may be located in a wooded area between Carrolls Crossing, N.B., and Berry Mills, N.B. Police also have reason to believe that there may be a burnt vehicle in the same area, that could be connected to the investigation.

Police are releasing a map of the area and are asking anyone who may live in the area, or who may be travelling there, to contact police if you come across a burnt vehicle, anything that may look like remains, personal belongings, or anything that could be suspicious.

Brady Sherman Tompkins is described as being approximately six feet seven inches (200 centimetres) tall, and weighing approximately 141 pounds (64 kilograms). He has a slim build, short brown hair, blue eyes, and had braces on his teeth.

Anyone who has information that could help further the investigation, is asked to contact the New Brunswick RCMP Major Crime Unit at 1-888-506-RCMP (7267). Information can also be provided anonymously through Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), by downloading the secure P3 Mobile App, or by Secure Web Tips at

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