Alberta RCMP Major Crimes Unit investigate suspicious death in Strathcona County

September 16, 2021
Strathcona County, Alberta

News release

On Sept. 15, 2021, at 9:36 p.m., Strathcona County RCMP responded to a vehicle fire near Township Road 530 and Range 221 in Sherwood Park, Alta. Human remains have been located inside the burnt vehicle.

The death has been deemed suspicious, and the Alberta RCMP Major Crimes Unit is now investigating with the assistance from the RCMP Forensic Identification Unit and the Strathcona County RCMP General Investigation Section.

An autopsy has been ordered and will be conducted by the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner.

In addition, the RCMP is looking for any dash camera footage or information on suspicious vehicles and/or persons that may have been in the area at that time.

Please contact the Strathcona County RCMP at 780-467-7741 or your local police. If you wish 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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