Wood Buffalo RCMP investigate found remains

March 21, 2021
Wood Buffalo, Alberta

News release

On March 20, 2021 at 1:49 p.m., Wood Buffalo RCMP responded to a report of found human remains located in a wooded area near Silin Forest Road and Thickett Drive in Fort McMurray, Alta.

Wood Buffalo RCMP General Investigation Section, Wood Buffalo RCMP along with RCMP Forensic Identification Services will remain on scene continuing this investigation.

An autopsy will take place on March 24, 2021, at the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner in Edmonton, Alta.

The identity of the deceased is unknown at this time.

The investigation is in the preliminary stages. An update will be provided once new information becomes available.

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Contact information

Alberta RCMP Media Relations
780-509-3970

Backgrounder

rcmp-grc.ca/88443

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