RCMP Major Crimes North seek public’s assistance in death investigation *update*

Strathcona County, Alberta – The body of an adult male discovered on September 13, 2018 in a rural area has been identified as Aldane Mesquita (33) of Edmonton.  The cause of death has yet to be determined by the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner.

RCMP are releasing the name of the deceased in hopes to receive information from the public to further the investigation.

If you have information about this incident, please call the Strathcona County RCMP at 780-467-7741 or call your local police. If you wish to remain anonymous, you can contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), online at www.P3Tips.com or by using the “P3 Tips” app available through the Apple App or Google Play Store.

BACKGROUND:

September 17, 2018

RCMP Major Crimes North seek public’s assistance in death investigation

Strathcona County, Alberta – RCMP Major Crimes is seeking the public’s assistance to identify an adult male who was found deceased in a rural area last week.

On Thursday September 13, 2018 at approximately 5:00 a.m., a body of an adult male was found in an industrial area in rural Strathcona County. A death investigation commenced and an autopsy was conducted on Friday, September 15, 2018 but further examinations at the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner in Edmonton are required.

To date, RCMP have not been able to positively identify the deceased person.

RCMP are asking for the public’s assistance in identifying the deceased person by reviewing the attached composite sketch and description:

– Black male
– 25 to 35 years of age
– 6’2” tall, 238 lbs.

RCMP are also seeking information on a white cube van that is believed to be connected to the investigation. RCMP have already identified and spoken with the registered owner but are seeking information from the public if the van had been seen in their neighbourhoods or in their travels between September 11 and September 13, 2018. Photos of the van are attached.

Anyone with information on the identity of the deceased and/or information on the vehicle you are asked to contact the Strathcona County RCMP at 780-467-7741. If you wish to remain anonymous you can contact Crime Stoppers 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).

RCMP Major Crimes North seek public’s assistance in death investigation

RCMP Major Crimes North



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