Alberta RCMP Major Crimes Unit lay charges in homicide investigation in Chateh

April 13, 2021
Chateh, Alberta

News release

On April 11, 2021 at 11:20 a.m., Chateh RCMP responded to a call of a sudden death at a residence where an adult female was located deceased.

The Alberta RCMP Major Crimes Unit (MCU) as well as the RCMP Forensic Identification Unit were called in to assist in the investigation.

An autopsy will be completed this week by the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner.

The female has been identified as Trudy Didzena (39) of Chateh.

A 25-year-old male of Chateh has been charged with second degree murder in relation to her death.

Following a Judicial hearing, he did not speak to bail and is scheduled to appear on April 21, 2021, in Chateh Provincial Court.

The victim and accused were known to each other.

MCU continues to investigate the circumstances leading up to the death.

As these matters are before the courts, no further update will be provided.

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Contact information

Alberta RCMP Media Relations
780-509-3970

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