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Brother charged in death of man gone missing 23 years ago: Regina police

The Regina Police Service has laid a murder charge against the brother of a man who went missing over two decades ago.

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Patrick Cyril Thauberger, who was 53 years old at the time of his disappearance, was last seen on Sept. 3, 1997. He was reported missing 13 days later.

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On Sunday, Regina police arrested Joseph George Thauberger, 78, and charged him with first-degree murder.

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Joseph is also charged with offering an indignity to a dead human body and uttering threats to a woman that took place over a span of nearly 20 years.

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He is scheduled to appear in provincial court Monday morning.

— More to come. 

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