UPDATE: Wetaskiwin RCMP investigating suspicious death of an adult; death now deemed homicide

Wetaskiwin, Alberta – An autopsy that was completed at the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner in Edmonton on March 4, 2020 has deemed the male’s death as a homicide.

The deceased male has been identified as Daryan Lyndon John (22) of Kehewin Cree Nation. The RCMP Major Crimes Unit would like to speak with anyone that may have been in contact with Daryan on March 2-3, 2020 or has information related to the circumstances surrounding his death.

Please contact the Wetaskiwin RCMP at 780-312-7267 or your local police if you have information regarding this homicide. 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.”

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

BACKGROUND

Wetaskiwin, Alberta – On March 3, 2020 at approximately 11:15 a.m., Wetaskiwin RCMP responded to a report of a suspicious death of an adult male located inside a residence in the City of Wetaskiwin.

The male was confirmed deceased at the scene. The RCMP Major Crimes Unit (MCU) has been deployed to take carriage of the investigation and an autopsy is scheduled today at the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner in Edmonton.

Wetaskiwin RCMP investigating suspicious death of an adult
Wetaskiwin RCMP investigating suspicious death of an adult

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

Wetaskiwin RCMP



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