Red Deer RCMP charge man with second degree murder

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Red Deer, Alberta – Red Deer RCMP and the RCMP’s Southern Alberta Major Crimes Unit (MCU), have charged 26-year-old Jordan Koizumi of Red Deer with one count of second degree murder in the death of 50-year-old Tina-Marie Pfeiffer, also of Red Deer.

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At approximately 3:56 A.M., yesterday morning, members of the Red Deer RCMP Detachment were dispatched to a residence in the area of West Park Crescent where they discovered a deceased woman inside a residence.

It was while police were at the scene that they received a report of a man who was nearby and walking down the street in his underwear. Police made a patrol to the area where it was reported that the man was seen and located Jordan Koizumi, who was taken into custody at that time.

The investigation into Ms. Pfeiffer’s murder included assistance from the RCMP’s Southern Alberta MCU, Red Deer RCMP General Investigation Section (GIS), Red Deer Forensic Identification Section (FIS) and the “K” Division Special Tactical Operations Unit (STO).

Today, an autopsy by the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner in Calgary determined that Ms. Pfeiffer’s death was a homicide.
Jordan Koizumi is scheduled to appear in provincial court in Red Deer on Monday, October 31, 2016. Additional information about this case is not available through the RCMP as it is now before the courts

RCMP, Strategic Communications Unit

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October 27, 2016

Red Deer RCMP investigate sudden death

Red Deer, Alberta – Members of the Red Deer RCMP Detachment, as well as the RCMP’s Southern Alberta Major Crimes Unit (MCU), are investigating the circumstances of a sudden death which occurred at a residence in the city and was reported to police early this morning.

The investigation is ongoing and police wish to reassure the public that they do not believe that there is any concern for the safety of the residents of the community.

The RCMP will provide an updated media release once new information becomes available, however, at this time no addition details shall be released as investigators continue their efforts in this matter.

Red Deer RCMP


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