UPDATE: Report of deceased person lying in the ditch in Spruce Grove deemed non-suspicious

Spruce Grove, Alberta – (March 31, 2021) On March 29, 2021 at 12:30 p.m. a complainant attended the Parkland RCMP Detachment to report there was a person lying in the ditch of the eastbound lane of Hwy 16A near Rotary Park in Spruce Grove.

Parkland RCMP members attended and located a deceased 23-year-old female.  Eastbound traffic on Hwy 16A between Veterans Blvd and Campsite Road was diverted so investigators could conduct an extensive investigation.

Investigation revealed that the death was not suspicious in nature.  There are various factors that, as a whole, may have contributed to this tragedy.

Out of respect for the deceased and her family, no further details will be released.


Spruce Grove, Alberta – (2:51 PM) Please be advised that traffic in the eastbound lanes of Hwy 16A between Veterans Blvd in Stony Plain and Campsite Road in Spruce Grove will be diverted for an indeterminate amount of time. RCMP investigators are on scene of a sudden death.

Highway 16A
(File Photo) Highway 16A

An update will be provided once more details are known.

Parkland RCMP

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