Austin Mackenzie Southworth, 26 WANTED on Canada-wide Warrant for Homicide – ARRESTED

Austin Mackenzie Southworth, 26,

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Edmonton, Alberta – The man allegedly involved in the homicide of Brad MacDonald, 37,earlier this year turned himself into the Campbell River RCMP on Vancouver Island over the weekend and is now facing charges.

Austin Mackenzie Southworth, 26,
Austin Mackenzie Southworth, 26,

The Edmonton Police Service Homicide Section issued a Canada-wide warrant last week (Sept. 7, 2016) for the arrest of Austin Mackenzie Southworth, 26, of Alberta in connection to the death of Brad MacDonald.

On Sunday, Apr. 10, 2016, at around 8:30 a.m., West Division officers were called to the area of Stony Plain Road and Winterburn Road, afterMacDonald’s body was discovered in a field north of the 215 Street traffic ramp. The Edmonton Medical Examiner later confirmed that MacDonalddied as a result of blunt force trauma.

Southworth is charged with second degree murder, possession of a dangerous weapon and robbery.

BACKGROUND:

Edmonton, Alberta – The Edmonton Police Service Homicide Section has issued a Canada-wide warrant for the arrest of Austin Mackenzie Southworth, 26, who was allegedly involved in the homicide of Brad MacDonald, 37, earlier this year.

On Sunday, Apr. 10, 2016, at around 8:30 a.m., West Division officers were called to the area of Stony Plain Road and Winterburn Road, after MacDonald’s body was discovered in a field north of the 215 Street traffic ramp. The Edmonton Medical Examiner later confirmed that MacDonald died as a result of blunt force trauma.

Southworth is described as a Caucasian male with green eyes, short brown hair and light facial hair. He is approximately 5’7” tall, slim build and weighs 140 lbs.

Southworth has several tattoos including a tattoo on his left hand which reads “brothair,” a full sleeved tattoo with tribal markings covering his right arm, as well as star-shaped tattoos across the front of his neck.

Southworth is wanted on charges of second degree murder, possession of a dangerous weapon and robbery.

Homicide investigators believe Southworth may be in the Vancouver Island, British Columbia area. He may also be driving a blue Mazda MPV minivan (2004 model), Alberta license plate BPB 4769, with a broken driver’s side window.

Anyone with information on the whereabouts of Southworth is asked to contact the Edmonton Police Service at 780-423-4567 or #377 from a mobile phone. Anonymous information can be submitted to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or online at www.tipsubmit.com/start.htm.

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