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Ex-girlfriend of man accused in Bosma murder dead before even reported missing: report

New documents filed in court and reported by the Toronto Star reveal Laura Babcock, the apparent former girlfriend of Dellen Millard, had died days before she was reported missing in the summer of 2012.

According to the Star, police say Babcock, 23, was killed around July 3, 2012 in new information filed in court Thursday.

That means she could have been dead for 11 days before she was reported missing on July 14, 2012.

Last week police charged Millard and his co-accused in the Tim Bosma case, Mark Smich, 26, with first-degree murder in Babcock’s death.

Police have said Babcock was last seen on June 26, 2012, in Toronto’s Queen Street West and Roncesvalles Avenue area around 9 p.m.

Police still will not say if they have found Babcock’s remains.

Millard has been charged with first-degree murder in the 2013 death of 32-year-old Bosma. The Ancaster man disappeared on May 6, 2013, after taking two men on a test drive of his pickup truck. His burned remains were later discovered in the Waterloo Region.

Millard also faces a murder charge in his father, Wayne Millard’s death, which was originally deemed a suicide but reopened after the Bosma case.

The Star is also reporting that three men charged with weapons trafficking on Tuesday are connected to the case against Millard.

One of the accused, Mathew Odlum, 27, told the newspaper his case is connected, and as he understands the police allege he illegally sold a gun to Millard.

Matthew Ward-Jackson, 26, of Mississauga, and Matthew Jackson Wawrykiewicz, 28, of Aurora have also been charged with weapons trafficking.

With files from The Canadian Press.