Desmarais RCMP charge man and woman in homicide investigation

Desmarais, Alberta – On the morning of Friday June 2, 2017 Desmarais RCMP were called to assist Emergency Services outside a residence in Desmarais.

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Upon arrival at the residence, police found a deceased male, Dorium Yellowknee** (33) of Desmarais with injuries related to a homicide. Police learned an altercation took place at a separate residence during a house party in the early morning hours. The scene was secured while the RCMP’s Major Crimes Unit – North (MCU) assumed carriage of the file and were assisted by the Forensic Identification Section – Edmonton (FIS).

An autopsy was conducted yesterday at the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner in Edmonton which determined that the manner of Dorium Yellowknee’s death was homicide.

On Saturday June 4, 2017, Cindy Savannah Nanemahoo** (19), of Desmarais was charged with second degree murder. She was remanded into custody and appeared today in Edmonton Provincial Court.

On Monday June 5, 2017, with the assistance from Edmonton Police Service, Collin Paul Noskiye** (32), of Desmarais was arrested and charged with second degree murder and assault with a weapon. He has been remanded into custody and appeared today in Edmonton Provincial Court.

The family of Dorium Yellowknee has asked that their privacy be respected at this time.

As the matter is now before the courts no further details will be provided.

Desmarais RCMP


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