RCMP lay Manslaughter charges in fatal house fire investigation

Cadotte Lake, Alberta – One man from Cadotte Lake has been arrested and charged with manslaughter in relation to a May 9 fatal house fire in the northern community which killed Marvin Nahachick Jr.* (31), and a warrant of arrest has been issued for a second man with several charges, including manslaughter.

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The RCMP’s Major Crimes Unit – North (MCU) has been working with members from the Peace Regional RCMP Detachment on the case from its early stages.

This past weekend, Ramsey Carifelle** (19) of Cadotte Lake was arrested and charged in relation to the death of Marvin Nahachick Jr. He appeared in provincial court today in Peace River on several charges including manslaughter, aggravated assault and assault causing bodily harm. Ramsey Carifelle was remanded in custody and his next appearance in court is scheduled for Monday, May 29, 2017 at 9:30 a.m. in Peace River.

A warrant of arrest has been issued for 24-year-old Dylan Moberley-Horseman*(SUBJECT HAS BEEN ARRESTED). He is wanted on charges of manslaughter, aggravated assault and assault causing bodily harm, in relation to the death of Marvin Nahachick Jr. who died in the fatal house fire last Tuesday. Dylan Moberley-Horseman is described as follows:

  • Aboriginal male, 24 years of age;
  • Black hair;
  • Brown eyes;
  • Height – 193 cm (6’4″)
  • Weight – 134 kg (249 lbs)
A warrant of arrest has been issued for 24-year-old Dylan Moberley-Horseman
A warrant of arrest has been issued for 24-year-old Dylan Moberley-Horseman

Members of the public are asked not to approach Dylan Moberley-Horseman but rather to call police if he is seen or if they have knowledge of his whereabouts.

The investigation into the fire and the death of Marvin Nahachick Jr. is ongoing. Police will advise the media through an updated media release if new developments arise during the course of their continuing efforts.

The Peace Regional RCMP Detachment would like to hear from anyone who may have information about this matter and asks that they call 780-624-6611. Should you wish to remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers. At Crime Stoppers, you do not need to reveal your identity. Crime Stoppers does not subscribe to Call Display, Call Trace or tape any phone calls. If your information leads to an arrest, you may qualify for a cash award up to $2,000.00. We want your tip, not your name. Call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS).

UPDATE: Peace Regional RCMP charge three more individuals in fatal house fire investigation

RCMP, “K” Division
Strategic Communications Unit

BACKGROUND:

Update #1 May 12, 2017

Peace Regional RCMP and Major Crimes Unit continue to investigate fatal house fire

Cadotte Lake, Alberta – Early on the morning of Tuesday, May 9, at approximately 4:53 a.m., members of the Peace Regional RCMP Detachment responded to a report of a house fire in the community of Cadotte Lake in which one man died.

Today, police can confirm that the deceased person has been identified as 31-year-old Marvin Nahachick Jr. of Cadotte Lake. An autopsy was completed yesterday at the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner in Edmonton.

The police investigation is ongoing with members from the RCMP’s Major Crimes Unit (MCU) as well as from the Peace Regional RCMP Detachment.

New information will be provided to the media by way of updates when it becomes available.

The Peace Regional RCMP would like to hear from anyone who may have information about this matter and asks that they call 780-624-6611.

In the event that callers wish to remain anonymous, they are asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477. At Crime Stoppers, you do not need to reveal your identity. Crime Stoppers does not subscribe to Call Display, Call Trace or tape any phone calls. If your information leads to an arrest, you may qualify for a cash award up to $2,000.00. We want your tip, not your name. Call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS).

Peace Regional RCMP

May 9, 2017

Peace Regional RCMP and Major Crimes Unit investigate fatal house fire

Cadotte Lake, Alberta – Early this morning, at approximately 4:53 a.m., members of the Peace Regional RCMP Detachment responded to a report of a house fire in the community of Cadotte Lake in which one individual died.

The investigation is in its early stages and is utilizing the resources of the RCMP’s Major Crimes Unit – North (MCU), as well as members from the Peace Regional RCMP Detachment. A fire investigator is on scene and will be conducting a thorough examination of the home to determine the cause of the fire.

New information will be provided to the media by way of updates when it becomes available.

The Peace Regional RCMP would like to hear from anyone who may have information about this matter and asks that they call 780-624-6611.

In the event that callers wish to remain anonymous, they are asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477. At Crime Stoppers, you do not need to reveal your identity. Crime Stoppers does not subscribe to Call Display, Call Trace or tape any phone calls. If your information leads to an arrest, you may qualify for a cash award up to $2,000.00. We want your tip, not your name. Call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS).

Peace Regional RCMP


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