Two people arrested for the murder of Dontay Lucas

2022-05-07 10:41 PDT

File # 2018-2312

On May 6, 2022 The Port Alberni RCMP arrested a local 29 year old man and 28 year old woman for the murder of 6 year old Dontay Lucas that occurred on March 13, 2018. On May 7, 2022 Ms. Rykel Frank (Nee Charleson) and Mitchell Frank were charged with the First Degree Murder of Dontay Lucas. The investigation continues.

These investigations are difficult for everyone involved, and we understand the length of time that it has taken to get to this point has been challenging for the community, stated Inspector Eric ROCHETTE, Officer in Charge of the Port Alberni RCMP. 

There will be a media availability at the Port Alberni RCMP detachment on Monday May 9th at 10:00 a.m. No further information will be released prior to this time.

Released by

Cst. Richard Johns

Media Relations Officer
Port Alberni RCMP
4444 Morton Street, Port Alberni, BC V9Y 4M8
Office: 250-723-2424


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