RCMP Investigate homicide of Elk Point man

Members of the Two Hills RCMP Detachment, together with the RCMP’s Major Crimes Unit (MCU), are investigating a homicide after a report was received that 58-year-old James Craig of Elk Point was found deceased inside his rural residence on Sunday, November 12, 2017.

The RCMP is utilizing the services of not only investigators from MCU and the Two Hills RCMP Detachment, but has called in its Forensic Identification Section (FIS) from the St. Paul RCMP Detachment too.

The investigation is in its preliminary stages as police process the scene at the residence and are awaiting the results of an autopsy which will be conducted at the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner in Edmonton today.

The RCMP requests that anyone with information about this case call the Two Hills RCMP Detachment.  Investigators would like to hear from people who may have had contact with James Craig prior to Sunday, November 12.  In the event that callers wish to remain anonymous, they are encouraged to contact Crime Stoppers by phone at 1-800-222-8477(TIPS), or by internet atwww.tipsubmit.com.