RCMP Major Crimes Unit lays second degree murder charge

Sunchild First Nation, Alberta – On Dec. 6 at 5:57 a.m., the Rocky Mountain House RCMP launched an investigation into a shooting outside a residence on Sunchild First Nation. The victim of the shooting was declared deceased on scene, and the Major Crimes Unit was deployed to take carriage of the investigation.

The investigation led the Rocky Mountain House RCMP to locate a suspect vehicle and contain a residence on the Sunchild First Nation. With the assistance of the Emergency Response Team, the suspect male surrendered and was taken into custody at approximately 5:20 p.m.

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Keean Frencheater (24) of Sunchild First Nation is charged with one count of second degree murder in the homicide of Jason Lagrelle (39).

A bail hearing has been held and Frencheater is being held in custody. He is scheduled to appear in Provincial Court of Rocky Mountain House on Wednesday December 9th at 10:00 a.m.

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