Saturday , 27 November 2021

Woman stabbed to death in Cold Lake

One woman is dead after she was stabbed in Cold Lake.

According to the Cold Lake RCMP, “On June 21, at 1:37 p.m., Cold Lake RCMP responded to a report of a stabbing in the north area of Cold Lake.”

The Cold Lake RCMP, along with emergency medical services, arrived and located a 58-year-old female who had suffered serious injuries. Emergency Medical Services pronounced the female deceased at the scene. The Cold Lake RCMP arrested a 30-year-old male at the scene.

The Alberta RCMP Major Crimes Unit took over carriage of the investigation with the assistance of the Cold Lake RCMP. The RCMP Forensic Identification Services Unit was also called in to assist.

An autopsy is scheduled for June 24, 2021, at the Edmonton Office of the Chief Medical Examiner.

On June 22, 2021, the Alberta RCMP Major Crimes Unit charged a 30-year-old male, Guillaume Nelson Gilbert, from Cold Lake with the Second Degree Murder of Guylaine Simone Poulin, 58, of Cold Lake.

Following a judicial hearing, Gilbert was remanded into custody and is scheduled to attend Cold Lake Provincial Court on July 14, 2021.

This incident is believed to be isolated and there are no concerns for the safety of the public.

As this matter is now before the courts, no further information will be provided.

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!