Person of interest surrenders in case of Canadian missing in Grenada

ST. GEORGE'S, Grenada -- Police in the small Caribbean island of Grenada say a "person of interest" in the disappearance of a New Brunswick woman has turned himself in to police and is now being held for questioning.

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Linnea Veinotte, who had been out jogging with her dog, was reported missing Sunday morning.

Const. Pauline Williams with the Royal Grenada Police Force says 26-year-old Akim Frank, of Jean Anglais in the island's capital of St. George's, has surrendered to police and is being questioned on Veinotte's whereabouts.

Yesterday, police recovered a dark grey SUV about 10 to 16 kilometres from where Veinotte was last seen matching the description of one that may have been involved in the disappearance.

A Facebook page dedicated to finding Veinotte says she was born in New Denmark, N.B., and has a home in Nova Scotia but was working at St. George's University.


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