UPDATE: RCMP Major Crimes Unit investigate death of male on Little Red River Cree Nation

Little Red River Cree Nation, Alta. – RCMP have now arrested and charged a male in relation to a reported stabbing on Feb. 19, 2020 at a residence on Little Red River Cree Nation north of Fort Vermilion.

Lennox Laboucan (18) of Fox Lake was charged with manslaughter in the death of a 19-year-old male. The victim was known to Laboucan and the incident is believed to be isolated.

The accused was remanded into custody and is scheduled to appear in Edmonton Provincial Court today.

BACKGROUND

Little Red River Cree Nation, Alberta – On Feb. 19, 2020 at approximately 9:00 a.m., Fox Lake RCMP responded to a report of a stabbing at a residence on Little Red River Cree Nation north of Fort Vermilion. An adult male was located deceased on scene.

An autopsy will be conducted today at the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner in Edmonton. The RCMP Major Crimes Unit along with Fox Lake RCMP continue to investigate.

Stabbing
File Photo – Stabbing

Police do not believe this was a random incident and there is no public safety concern.

No further information is available at this time. An update will be provided once more information becomes available.

Fox Lake RCMP
RCMP Major Crimes Unit



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