Red Deer RCMP downtown at non-suspicious sudden death

Red Deer, Alberta Red Deer RCMP and City of Red Deer emergency services staff are no longer on scene at the downtown Sorensen Station transit terminal and traffic on 48 Street and around Sorensen Station is no longer impacted.

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Shortly before 11:30 am on December 13, RCMP officers on patrol in the downtown located a deceased man who had fallen from the roof of Sorensen Station. The RCMP investigation has confirmed that the death of the 45 year old man was not suspicious. The deceased was not a Red Deer resident.

RCMP, Emergency Services and Red Deer Transit thank the public for their cooperation during the investigation. RCMP offer their condolences to the family of the deceased and, out of respect for their privacy, will not be offering further information on this incident.

BACKGROUND

Red Deer, Alberta – Red Deer RCMP and City of Red Deer emergency services staff at on scene at the downtown Sorensen Station transit terminal in response to the sudden death of a man. At this point, RCMP do not believe the death is suspicious, and are asking citizens to avoid the area to allow police and emergency services staff to do their work.

48 Street behind the transit terminal is currently closed to traffic and drivers are asked to find alternate routes to avoid delays. Portions of the transit terminal have been closed while first responders work, and transit buses will be parked on nearby streets, with staff available to direct transit users.

RCMP, Emergency Services staff and Red Deer Transit thank the public for their patience and cooperation. RCMP will issue an update as more information becomes available. Anyone with questions about impacts on Transit service at this time should call City of Red Deer Transit at 403-342-8225.

Police File #20171679120

Red Deer RCMP


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