UPDATE: Wednesday, July 3, 2024, 5:00 AM

Outlook RCMP provided the following statement at 12:35 AM on Wednesday.

"Michael Edstrom has been located deceased. His family has been notified and victim services made available to them.

After initial investigation, Outlook RCMP believes his death to be non-suspicious in nature. The Saskatchewan Coroners Service continues to investigate."

ORIGINAL: Tuesday, July 2, 2024, 7:00 AM

Outlook RCMP working to locate man escaped from police custody

Outlook RCMP made a Canada Day arrest in Dinsmore, but are now seeking the publics assistance after the same male escaped police custody.

On July 1 at approximately 3:00 PM, 58-year-old Michael Edstrom of Dinsmore was arrested on an outstanding warrant for failure to appear in court. Upon being escorted to the police cruiser, Edstrom fled on foot when being escorted to a parked police vehicle. 

In the SK media release shared at 11:30 PM on Monday night, it was shared that police were actively searching for Edstrom. Outlook RCMP are now asking for the public's help in locating the wanted individual, sharing the following details.

"Edstrom is described as 5’11” and 170 lbs. He has light brown hair and blue eyes. Edstrom was last seen wearing a t-shirt, denim cut-off shorts, black sneakers and a ball cap." shared police, in addition to the title photo above.

Anyone with information on Edstrom's whereabouts are asked to contact the Outlook RCMP immediately (310-RCMP), and information can also be submitted anonymously through Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or online at saskcrimestoppers.com.