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Monday , 6 December 2021

Alberta RCMP Major Crimes investigate suspicious death on Beaver Lake Cree Nation

Police in Lac La Biche are investigating a suspicious death on Beaver Lake Cree Nation after a report of gunshots.

According to the RCMP, “On Nov. 20, at approximately 11:00 p.m., the Lac La Biche RCMP responded to a complaint of multiple shots fired at a residence on the Beaver Lake Cree Nation.”

Mounties attended the residence and located a 41-year-old deceased male. The Lac La Biche RCMP secured the scene and Alberta RCMP’s Major Crime Unit were engaged and took over carriage of the investigation. An autopsy is scheduled at the Edmonton Office of the Chief Medical Examiner later this week.

Alberta RCMP Major Crimes are seeking the public’s assistance for any video surveillance, GoPro and/or home security systems in the area of Beaver Lake Cree Nation and Lac La Biche on Nov. 20, 2021, between the hours of 10:00 p.m. and midnight.

If you have any information you are asked to contact the Lac La Biche RCMP at 780-404-2500. If you wish to remain anonymous, you can contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS).

About Arthur C. Green

Arthur C. Green is from Whitbourne Newfoundland and graduated from the CNA Journalism Program. Arthur also studied Business Marketing and Political Science at Memorial University in Essex England and St. John's Newfoundland. Green has worked for such organizations as CBC, CBC Radio, NTV, Saltwire, Great West Media, CKLB Radio, Vista Radio, and Postmedia. He also loves Jiggs Dinner!