RCMP Major Crimes Unit lay second degree murder charge in St. Paul

August 2, 2020
St. Paul, Alberta

News release

The Major Crimes Unit have charged a female in the death of 29-year-old Harold Crane, Jr.

On August 1, 2020 at 3:09 a.m., St. Paul RCMP received a 911 call to assist EMS with a male who was located outside an apartment building in St. Paul. The male suffered a serious injury, and despite efforts by RCMP and EMS to provide medical assistance, the male succumbed to his injury and was declared deceased on scene.

A female was identified as the suspect and was arrested at the scene of the incident. The Major Crimes Unit was deployed to maintain carriage of the investigation, with the assistance of the St. Paul Forensic Identification Section.

A charge of second degree murder has been supported for a 28-year-old female of St. Paul. She remains in custody and her next court date is scheduled for August 4 in St. Paul provincial court.

The RCMP are not seeking any other suspects and this was not a random incident.

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Contact information

Corporal Laurel Scott
Media Relations Group
780-890-2685

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