In light of the five suspicious deaths, and the investigation Manitoba RCMP have initiated, words of support, comfort and condolences have been pouring in from across the province and beyond for the community of Carman.
Carman Mayor Brent Owen said in a phone conversation with Golden West following the late Sunday afternoon RCMP news conference he was saddened to hear of the tragic loss, noting the community lost five of its citizens today. "It's just horrific," he said.
Below are some of the social media posts for those expressing their support.
Branden Leslie - M.P. Portage-Lisgar
Deeply saddened by the news coming from the community of Carman. My thoughts and prayers go out to all the victims and their families during this incredibly difficult time.— Branden Leslie (@BrandenCPC) February 12, 2024
Portage la Prairie Mayor Sharilyn Knox
Manitoba Premier Wab Kinew
Sending comfort and strength to the families and community of Carman during this challenging time of loss. Our deepest sympathies go out to all those affected by this tragedy.— Wab Kinew (@WabKinew) February 12, 2024
Lauren Stone - Midland M.L.A
Scott Gillingham - Mayor of Winnipeg
Having grown up in Carman, and with many connections still in the area, I’m shocked and saddened by today’s news. My sincere condolences to the community and the families impacted by this tragedy. #Manitoba— Mayor Scott Gillingham (@ScottGillingham) February 11, 2024