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4th body linked to burned car

CALGARY—Police say a body found in a ditch west of Calgary likely is to be linked to three people found dead in a burned-out car earlier this week.

Acting Insp. Paul Wozney wouldn't confirm the identity of the body found, but said police no longer are looking for 26-year-old Hanock Afowerk, the registered owner of the black 2011 Chevrolet Cruze that was engulfed in flames.

Teen dies in shooting

WINNIPEG—A resident of a small Hutterite colony west of Winnipeg says a 16-year-old boy was shot and killed during a game of target practice on the weekend.

Sam Hofer, who lives on the Lakeside Hutterite Colony in the Rural Municipality of Cartier, identified the boy as his relative, Brendan Hofer.

Grisly discovery after vehicle fire snuffed

CALGARY—The Calgary police homicide unit is investigating after three bodies were found yesterday in a burned-out vehicle at a construction site on the city's northwestern edge.

Acting Insp. Paul Wozney, with the major crimes section, said one of the deceased was male and one was female.

It was believed the third also was female but investigators didn't know for sure.