UPDATE: Bonnyville RCMP and Major Crimes locate missing truck in Kehewin First Nation

Bonnyville, Alberta – Police confirm that the 1974 Dodge D200 pickup truck for which they had been looking as part of their investigation into the circumstances surrounding the death of a man who had been found deceased in his Bonnyville home yesterday has been located on the Kehewin Cree Nation, approximately 20 kilometers south of Bonnyville.


Information from the public is being sought by investigators concerning the movements of the truck in question on or between Sunday, October 16, 2016 and Monday, October 17, 2016, and they would like to hear from anyone who may have seen the vehicle. The Dodge pickup is described as follows:

  • 1974 Dodge D200 pickup truck, light green in colour;
  • Large green and white canopy on the back;
  • Bearing Alberta license plate # BES-165.

An autopsy was conducted today at the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner in Edmonton and the manner of death was determined to be homicide. The RCMP’s Major Crimes Unit – North continues to lead the investigation. The victim’s name is being withheld pending notification of next of kin.

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If you have any information relating to this investigation, or may have seen the 1974 Dodge D200 pickup described above, you asked to call the Bonnyville RCMP Detachment at 780-826-3358. Should you wish to remain anonymous, you can contact Crime Stoppers by phone at 1.800.222.8477 (TIPS), by internet at www.tipsubmit.com, or by SMS (check your local Crime Stoppers [www.crimestoppers.ab.ca] for instructions). You do not have to reveal your identity to Crime Stoppers, and if you provide information to Crime Stoppers that leads to an arrest(s), the recovery of stolen property, and/or a seizure of illicit drugs, you may be eligible for a cash reward.

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