Ex-Burns Lake resident wanted for murder

Former Burns Lake resident Gordon Wayne Braaten is wanted by Kamloops RCMP for murder. (RCMP file photo)

Police are searching for a former resident of Burns Lake who is wanted for murder.

Gordon Wayne Braaten, who used to live in Burns Lake, and Hugh Alexander McIntosh are suspected of murdering Jason Glover in Kamloops, according to an RCMP news release on Feb. 20.

Glover was shot on Feb. 15 and later died in hospital.

Both Braaten and McIntosh face murder and attempted murder charges for what police believe was a targeted incident.

The men were known to police and known to be involved in the drug trade in Kamloops.

Their current whereabouts are unknown and the police are asking for the public’s assistance in locating them.

Braaten, 35, is described as Caucasian, six feet tall, weighing 165 pounds, with short brown hair, green eyes and an athletic build.

McIntosh, 51, is Caucasian, five feet eight inches tall, 190 pounds, with a shaved head of balding brown hair, green eyes and a medium build.

Police consider the pair armed and dangerous and advise against confronting them.

If anyone knows where the men are call 911, or if callers wish to remain anonymous contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.


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Hugh Alexander McIntosh is wanted by Kamloops RCMP for murder. (RCMP file photo)

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