Lone Butte man arrested and charged following 2018 Homicide

Hundred Mile House, Major Crimes Unit

2020-10-07 16:59 PDT

File # 100 Mile House 2018 - 4791 / NDMCU 2018-12297

A Lone Butte man has been arrested and charged in relation to a December 2018 homicide.

In December of 2018, 49-year-old Wayne Seterengen was found dead in a residence in the Lone Butte area by the 100 Mile House RCMP. The death was considered suspicious and the North District Major Crime Unit was called to assist in the investigation(link to original news release)

On October 7, 2020, the B.C. RCMP North District Major Crime Unit arrested 64-year-old, Paul DeCoffe for Seterngen’s homicide.

DeCoffe of Lone Butte, has been charged with one count of murder and will appear in Supreme Court in Williams Lake on Thursday, October 8, 2020.

S/Sgt. Janelle Shoihet of the BCRCMP states, We believe this was an isolated incident with no links to gangs or the illegal drug trade. There is no evidence to suggest that the general public is, or was at risk as the investigation progressed.

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S/Sgt. Janelle Shoihet

Senior Media Relations Officer
BC RCMP Communication Services
14200 Green Timbers Way, Surrey, BC V3T 6P3 - Mailstop #1608
Office: 778-290-4134
Cell: 604-657-5730
Fax: 778-290-6114

Email: janelle.shoihet@rcmp-grc.gc.ca

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