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Sunday , 27 September 2020

Cold Lake RCMP looking for suspects in homicide on Tuesday

Cold Lake RCMP are investigating a homicide after an autopsy report was conducted on Thursday.

The Alberta RCMP Major Crimes Unit are assisting in the investigation which began Tuesday morning after a report just after 2:00am of a female that had been shot in a home on Cold Lake First Nations.

Police detained an adult male connected to this incident, but have since released him without charge.

An autopsy was completed at the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner on Thursday which confirmed a homicide.

The Alberta RCMP Major Crimes Unit continue to investigate and are asking anyone with information regarding this homicide to contact the Cold Lake RCMP Detachment at 780-594-3302.

Police did not name the deceased.

If you wish to remain anonymous, you can contact Crime Stoppers 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.

About Michael Menzies

Menzies is the editor-at-large for Connect Media. 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.