RCMP investigating after body found near Slave Lake

Slave Lake, Alberta – The RCMP are investigating after the discovery of a woman’s body in the Lesser Slave River yesterday.

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At approximately 8:00 pm on August 5, a citizen contacted Slave Lake RCMP to report that they had discovered a body in the Lesser Slave River, East of the town of Slave Lake.

The cause of death remains under investigation. At this time, investigators believe that the body may be that of 21-year-old Nicole Brendan Robar. An autopsy is scheduled for Tuesday, August 8 at which time the identity of the deceased will be confirmed and the cause of death will be determined.

Nicole Robar was previously reported as missing to Spruce Grove RCMP on August 1st and was reported to have been in Slave Lake on July 10.

Investigators are asking anyone with information regarding the found remains or anyone who has had contact with Nicole Robar since July 8, 2017 to please contact the Slave Lake RCMP at 780-849-3045.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 on how). 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.

Slave Lake RCMP


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