Maskwacis male charged with 2nd degree murder; “A female was found deceased on the floor of the living room”

Maskwacis, Alberta – On December 9, 2020 at approximately 1:50 p.m., Maskwacis RCMP responded to an assist EMS call at a house on the Ermineskin Cree Nation. A female was found deceased on the floor of the living room and appeared to have suffered injuries.

RCMP Major Crimes were called in to investigate. As a result of the investigation, on Jan. 15, 2021, Kaydence Clarke Roasting (18 yrs) of the Ermineskin Cree Nation was arrested without incident at his residence.

2nd degree murder
2nd degree murder

Roasting has been charged with 2nd degree murder and has been remanded into custody. He will appear in Wetaskiwin Provincial Court on Jan. 28, 2021 at 8:30 am. As the matter is now before the courts no further information will be provided.

If you have any information regarding this investigation, please contact the Maskwacis RCMP or your local police. If you want 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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