Tommy Vernon Paul.

Campbell River man faces homicide charges

Currently in police custody awaiting transfer to Grande Prairie

A Campbell River man wanted in connection with the discovery of human remains outside Grande Prairie, Alberta has been arrested.

An arrest warrant was issued yesterday by Grande Prairie RCMP for Tommy Vernon Paul, 30, of Campbell River. Paul was wanted in connection with the death of Adrian Snider and police were asking for the public’s assistance in locating him.

Paul has two previous convictions for assault and police were cautioning people that he could be violent and should not be approached.

Reports today out of Nanaimo, indicate Paul has been arrested in that city and is currently in police custody awaiting transfer to Grande Prairie. Paul was arrested after he was spotted riding a bike in Nanaimo.

The remains of Adrian Snider were found outside Grande Prairie. Snide had been missing since March 6. Paul is the third person arrested in connection with the case. Patrick and Dominic Decque, 29 and 27, respectively, were arrested May 1 and 2 and charged with murder.