RCMP Major Crimes Unit investigate death

February 4, 2020
Wetaskiwin, Alberta

News release

The RCMP are investigating a suspicious death that occurred on Feb. 1, 2020 in Wetaskiwin.

At 7:26 a.m. on Feb. 1, Wetaskiwin RCMP responded to a residence for a complaint of a male not breathing. EMS attended and declared the 26-year-old Wetaskiwin male deceased. Investigation has revealed that the male was involved in a previous altercation outside of the residence. RCMP Major Crimes Unit were deployed and have taken carriage of the investigation.

The RCMP believe that this was an isolated incident.

A further update will be provided when available.

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Contact information

Corporal Laurel Scott
Media Relations Group
780-890-2685

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