Wetaskiwin RCMP investigate suspicious death of male

Wetaskiwin, Alberta – Last night, at approximately 9:35 p.m., Wetaskiwin RCMP Detachment responded to call to assist EMS at apartment building complex in Wetaskiwin where a male was found unresponsive with serious life threatening injuries. The male was transported to Wetaskiwin hospital where he succumbed to those injuries a short time later.

Upon their arrival, police immediately contained the scene, which is currently being examined by the RCMP’s Forensic Identification Section (FIS). Investigators from the RCMP’s Major Crimes Unit – South (MCU) have assumed carriage of the file and are working with members from the Wetaskiwin RCMP Detachment as they investigate the circumstances surrounding this death.

Additional details are not available at this time as the investigation is ongoing.

RCMP would like to advise this incident is not related to a separate investigation which was reported on Aug. 25, 2017.

Anyone with information about this incident is encouraged to call the Wetaskiwin RCMP Detachment at 780-312-7267 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), or may provide their information by internet at www.tipsubmit.com.

Wetaskiwin RCMP

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