Myles Sanderson was located and taken into police custody near Rosthern, SK by RCMP.
However, shortly after his arrest, he went into medical distress. Nearby EMS were called by police to attend the scene and transported to a Saskatoon hospital. He was pronounced deceased at the hospital.
The Saskatchewan RCMP has requested the Saskatoon Police Service and the Saskatchewan Incident Response Team conduct an independent, external investigation into the circumstances surrounding the incident. The Saskatchewan RCMP has requested the Ministry of Justice appoint an independent investigation observer in accordance with Section 91.1 of the Saskatchewan Police Act.
Myles Sanderson was involved in an active investigation relating to multiple homicides which occurred on September 4, 2022, at the James Smith Cree Nation and Weldon.