Alberta RCMP has arrested and charged a male in the disappearance of Diyana Adil Mohamed. During this investigation, Wood Buffalo RCMP engaged their General Investigation Section, Forensic Identification Section, Alberta RCMP’s Major Crimes South Unit and other specialized police units within the RCMP.
Alberta RCMP’s Major Crimes South Unit was deployed to Fort McMurray and assumed carriage of this investigation the week Diyana Mohamed was reported missing. As a result of this investigation, Diyana Mohamed is believed to be a victim of homicide.
Jace Jordan Charles, 18, of Fort McMurray, was arrested on Feb. 3, 2021 in Fort McMurray. Jace Charles is facing charges for second degree murder and indignity to a body, in relation to the death of Diyana Mohamed, 24, who was reported missing on Jan. 27, 2021.
Jace Charles and Diyana Mohamed were known to each other.
Following a judicial hearing on Feb. 4, 2021, Jace Charles was held in custody to speak to bail. On Feb. 8, in Fort McMurray Provincial Court, Jace Charles was remanded into custody and is scheduled to appear in Fort McMurray Provincial Court on March 8, 2021.
Alberta RCMP are continuing efforts to locate Diyana Mohamed’s remains and are requesting the public’s assistance for any additional information, surveillance or dash camera footage of the accused or the victim’s vehicle between Jan. 25, from 5:30 a.m., to Jan. 27, at 9:00 p.m.
Diyana Mohamed’s vehicle is believed to have been used during the above noted time frame. 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 as noted in attached photographs.
This RCMP investigation is ongoing. Police are asking anyone who may have knowledge of this incident, or who may have seen or heard anything in relation to the homicide of Diyana Mohamed, to contact the Wood Buffalo RCMP Detachment at 780-788-4040. If you wish to remain anonymous, you can contact Crime Stoppers by phone at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), online at www.P3Tips.com, or by using the “P3 Tips” app available through the Apple App or Google Play Store.