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Charges laid after missing woman deemed victim of homicide

PHOTO: Jace Jordan Charles provided by Wood Buffalo RCMP

FORT MCMURRAY (660 NEWS) – The case of a missing woman is now a homicide investigation.

Diyana Adil Mohomed, 24, was last seen in the Gregoire area on January 25 and was reported missing two days later.

Following an investigation that involved the Wood Buffalo RCMP General Investigation Section, Forensic Identification Section, and Alberta RCMP’s Major Crimes South Unit, it is now believed Mohamed was the victim of a homicide.

Jace Jordan Charles, 18, of Fort McMurray, was arrested on February 3 and has been charged with second degree murder and indignity to a body. He’s been remanded into custody and will next appear in court on March 8.

RCMP say Charles and Mohamed were known to each other and efforts to locate Mohamed’s body are continuing.

Anyone with information, including surveillance or dash cam footage that may help the investigation is urged to come forward. Mounties are particularly interested in footage from 5:30 a.m. January 25 to 9 p.m. January 27, when Mohamed’s vehicle is believed to have been used.

Her vehicle is described as:

  • 2011 BMW 323i series
  • Grey, also viewed as Silver
  • Alberta license plate #: CHL 5023
  • Identifiable damage to vehicle: Front grill missing and damage to rear driver’s side tail light.


Anyone with information is asked to contact Wood Buffalo RCMP at 780-788-4040. Anonymous tips can be provided via Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), online at www.P3Tips.com, or by using the “P3 Tips” app.