Alberta RCMP Major Crimes Unit charge male for stabbing death in Cold Lake

June 23, 2021
Cold Lake, Alberta

News release

On June 21, 2021, at 1:37 p.m., Cold Lake RCMP responded to a report of a stabbing in the north area of Cold Lake.

Cold Lake RCMP, along with emergency medical services, arrived and located a 58-year-old female who had suffered serious injuries. Emergency Medical Services pronounced the female deceased at the scene. The Cold Lake RCMP arrested a 30-year-old male at the scene.

The Alberta RCMP Major Crimes Unit took over carriage of the investigation with the assistance of the Cold Lake RCMP. The RCMP Forensic Identification Services Unit was also called in to assist.

An autopsy is scheduled for June 24, 2021, at the Edmonton Office of the Chief Medical Examiner.

On June 22, 2021, the Alberta RCMP Major Crimes Unit charged a 30-year-old male from Cold Lake with the Second Degree Murder of Guylaine Simone Poulin (58) of Cold Lake.

Following a judicial hearing, the 30-year-old-male was remanded into custody and is scheduled to attend Cold Lake Provincial Court on July 14, 2021.

This incident is believed to be isolated, and there are no concerns for the safety of the public.

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


Contact information

Alberta RCMP Media Relations

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