Beaverlodge RCMP and RCMP Major Crimes Unit investigate homicides

Beaverlodge, Alberta – Beaverlodge RCMP, Western Alberta District GIS, and RCMP Major Crimes South continue to investigate after the deaths of two adult males.

On May 17, 2019, at approximately 2:45 a.m., Beaverlodge RCMP were advised a male was dropped off at the hospital suffering from serious injuries. The parties who brought the injured male to the hospital remained on scene while the victim received treatment. Tragically, the 48-year-old male identified as Derrick Ferguson was pronounced deceased at hospital.

Later that morning around 5:28 a.m., Beaverlodge RCMP were dispatched to a residence on the Horse Lake First Nation where they located a male with severe injuries. EMS assisted in the response but tragically the 28-year-old male identified as Warren Lonnie Laboucan succumb to his injuries.

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Autopsies have been completed at the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner and the manner of both deaths was homicide.

The investigation is ongoing and RCMP believe these incidents are related.

An update will be provided as more information becomes available.

If you have any information on the homicide of Derrick Ferguson or Warren Lonnie Laboucan please contact the Beaverlodge RCMP at 780-354-2485 or call your local police. If you wish to remain anonymous, you can contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), online at or by using the “P3 Tips” app available through the Apple App or Google Play Store.

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