Maskwacis RCMP engage Major Crimes Unit to investigate suspicious death

October 16, 2020
Samson First Nation, Alberta

News release

On Oct.1, 2020 the Maskwacis RCMP responded shortly after 11 p.m. to a 911 call about a house fire on the Samson First Nation. The RCMP with the fire department attended. On Oct. 2 in the early morning, human remains were located in the burnt residence.

An investigation into the cause of the fire remains ongoing. The RCMP Major Crimes Unit have responded to carry the investigation into the death.

The identification of the deceased person has not been confirmed. No further updates are available as the RCMP continue this investigation.


Contact information

Corporal Laurel Scott
Media Relations Group

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