Suspicious death confirmed homicide

On Jan. 29, 2019 at approximately 9:00 a.m., Cold Lake RCMP responded to reports of gun fire in the English Bay area of Cold Lake First Nations.

The deceased victim located at the residence has been identified as Darren Reid (49) of Cold Lake First Nations. An autopsy was completed at the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner and the manner of death has been deemed a homicide.

The RCMP Major Crime Unit with assistance from Cold Lake RCMP continue to investigate and would like to speak with anyone that may have been in the English Bay area between 1:00 – 4:00 a.m., on Jan 29, 2019.

An update will be provided if more information becomes available.

Police are asking the public’s assistance for any information in relation to this incident. Please contact Cold Lake RCMP at 780-594-3302 or your local police. If you wish to remain anonymous, you can contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), online atwww.P3Tips.com or by using the “P3 Tips” app available through the Apple App or Google Play Store.”