Monday , 10 May 2021

Fourth homicide suspect taken into custody by RCMP near Vilna

A male suspect in relation to this investigation was arrested and taken into custody this morning at approximately 3:00am, near Highway 28 and Range Road 130 by RCMP Police Dog Services and officers that responded to the area.

Homeowners in the area around Bonnie Lake northeast of Vilna are no longer asked to remain in their home as it is now safe.

Smoky Lake, Boyle, Redwater and St. Paul RCMP had the Bonnie Lake area contained, four kilometres northeast of Vilna, along Highway 28 looking for a fourth suspect in a suspicious death investigation.

An update will be provided by RCMP when available, police said.

About Michael Menzies

Menzies is the editor-at-large for Connected Media Inc. Born and raised in Vermilion, he started in May 2018 during his NAIT Radio and Television practicum and reports on local politics, sports, and community issues. He became the Bonnyville Pontiacs play-by-play voice during the 2019-20 season. He also comments on provincial and national issues. Menzies hosts Connected! Evening Monday-Thursday at 5 o’clock. He also likes to buy books and read some of them.