Alberta RCMP Major Crimes investigate suspicious death near Cadotte Lake

June 11, 2021
Peace River, Alberta

News release

On June 7, 2021, at approximately 11:45 a.m., Peace Regional RCMP responded to a 911 call of a pedestrian hit and run collision on Highway 986 west of the community of Cadotte Lake, Alta., on the Woodland Cree First Nations, Alta.

Peace Regional RCMP attended the scene along with emergency medical services and located a 29-year-old female from Peace River, Alta., deceased on scene. Peace Regional RCMP's investigation indicated the circumstances surrounding the collision were suspicious.

Alberta RCMP Major Crimes have taken over carriage of this investigation and attended the scene. Peace Regional RCMP, along with RCMP Forensic Identification Section and the RCMP Police Dog Services, assisted with this investigation. Traffic in that area remained disrupted until approximately 10 p.m., while the investigation of the scene continued.

An autopsy is scheduled at the Edmonton Office of the Chief Medical Examiner on June 16, 2021.

If you have any information about this incident, or who may be responsible, please contact Peace Regional RCMP at 780-624-6677. If you want to remain anonymous, you can contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), online at or by using the "P3 Tips" app available through the Apple App or Google Play Store.


Contact information

Alberta RCMP Media Relations

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