Second man charged in Byer homicide

Staff ~ The Prince Albert Daily Herald
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A second man now faces charges in the Roger Byer homicide investigation.

On Tuesday, the F Division Major Crime North arrested a Moose Jaw man without incident in Saskatoon

Byer, 57, was last seen servicing a bank machine on Jan. 20, 2010 in Melfort. The Prince Albert man’s remains were discovered two months later, on April 1, 2010, when a local farmer was checking his fields in an area south of Highway 41 between Yellow Creek and Meskanaw.

His body and his 2009 black GMC Canyon pickup truck discovered in a heavily treed, abandoned farm site.

The victim was in possession of tens of thousands of dollars in cash at the time of his death, money that remains missing.

Dwight Windrum, 56 is charged with accessory after the fact to murder and weapons trafficking (involving a 40-calibre handgun). He was scheduled to appear in Saskatoon Court on Wednesday morning.

Daniel Smith, 57, of Ruthilda was charged last week with one count of first degree murder.

Organizations: Prince Albert

Geographic location: Saskatoon, Melfort, Yellow Creek Meskanaw

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