Alberta RCMP Major Crimes Unit uncover human remains

Ermineskin First Nation, Alberta – An investigation led the RCMP Major Crimes Unit (MCU) to locate human remains on Mar. 8 in a house that recently burned to the ground near Maskwacis, Alta.

Human Remains
File Photo – Human Remains

The MCU Investigators were assisted by the Maskwacis RCMP, the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner, an anthropologist, and an RCMP Police Dog Services member from St. Paul, who used a human remains detection dog. Firestorm Consulting Group was contracted and is assisting the RCMP with the origin and cause of the house fire.

An autopsy on the remains has been scheduled for sometime this week. The investigation is ongoing and no further information will be released at this time.

Alberta RCMP Major Crimes Unit

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