Alberta RCMP Major Crimes investigate homicide in Smoky Lake - Update charge

October 26, 2021
Smoky Lake, Alberta

News release

Alberta RCMP Major Crimes Unit has made an arrest in relation to the Oct. 15, 2021, homicide of Jennifer Degenhardt, (52) of Smoky Lake.

A 56-year-old female of Edmonton, Alta. was arrested in Fort Saskatchewan on Oct 22, 2021. She has been charged with second-degree murder.

The 56-year-old female and Jennifer Degenhardt were known to one another, and this incident is believed to have been isolated and targeted.

Following a judicial hearing, the 56-year-old female was remanded into custody and is scheduled to appear in Fort Saskatchewan Provincial Court on Oct. 28, 2021.

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

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Contact information

Alberta RCMP Media Relations
780-509-3970

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