Alberta RCMP Major Crimes investigate suspicious death

January 14, 2022
Airdrie, Alberta

News release

On Jan. 13, 2022, at approximately 8 a.m., Airdrie RCMP responded to a 911 call of a male in medical distress at a business in northeast Airdrie.

Emergency Medical Services attended the scene and assessed the male.

As a result of the investigation, a well-being check was done at a residence in Airdrie. An adult female was located deceased in the residence, and her death is believed to be suspicious.

The adult male was taken into custody in relation to the death; however, was transported to hospital for his well-being and remains for an extended period.

Police are not seeking any additional suspects at this time, and there is no risk to the public.

The Alberta RCMP Major Crimes Unit has taken carriage of the investigation and the Forensic Identification Section has also been called into assist.

An autopsy has been ordered by the office of the Chief Medical Examiner and will be conducted in the coming days.

The next-of-kin has been notified.

An update will be provided when further details can be released.


Contact information

Alberta RCMP Media Relations

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