Maskwacis, Alberta – On Friday November 11 2016 at 5:13 am Police responded to a male who had been in a physical altercation. The male was taken to the Hospital where he succumbed to his injuries.
RCMP Major Crimes South has taken carriage of the file and are working with the Wetaskiwin/Maskwacis GIS, the Maskwacis Crime Reduction Unit and the Red Deer Forensic Identification Section
An autopsy is scheduled for Monday November 14 at 1:00 pm. Police believe this was not a random act and the public is not at risk.
The name of the victim is not being released at this time at the request of the family. Further details will be provided as they become available.
Police are seeking to speak to anyone who was present during this altercation. If you know anything about this incident please contact the Maskwacis Detachment at 780-585-3767. If you want 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).