Charges have been laid by the RCMP in Kehewin Cree Nation for homicide.
On Mar. 9, the Alberta Serious Incident Response Team (ASIRT) was directed to investigate the injury of a 22-year-old man on Kehewin First Nation earlier that day.
While investigating a homicide, Bonnyville Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) officers went to a residence on Kehewin First Nation. The officers believed a suspect was inside, and began to contain the residence. The man then came out of the residence, holding a firearm. At approximately 10:30 p.m., a confrontation between the man and the officers occurred, during which two officers discharged their firearms. The man was struck multiple times.
On March 12, the Alberta RCMP Major Crimes Unit arrested and charged Tristyn Trey Badger, 22, with:
- 2nd Degree Murder
Badger was remanded in custody with his next court appearance set for March 22, 2022 in Bonnyville Provincial Court.