Wood Buffalo RCMP respond to stabbing – Update 2

January 11, 2021
Fort McMurray, Alberta

News release

RCMP Edmonton North Major Crimes Unit (MCU) are continuing to investigate the death of Christopher Michael McQuilkin.

On Jan. 9, 2021, a 50-year-old-male resident of Fort McMurray was arrested by MCU in Fort McMurray. The 50-year-old male was remanded in police custody and is set to appear, facing a charge of second degree murder, on Jan. 11, 2021 in Fort McMurray.

The investigation is ongoing. Police are asking anyone who may have knowledge of this incident, or may have seen or heard anything, to contact the Wood Buffalo RCMP Detachment at 780-788-4040.

No further media updates are anticipated.


Contact information

Corporal Bakker
Media Relations Group
Wood Buffalo RCMP-GRC



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