Sudden Death near Waiporous Village being investigated as fatal animal attack

RCMP conducted the initial search which included Police Dog Service and CPS HAWCS helicopter. At 2:14 am police were successful in locating a deceased person just off of Moss trail near Waiporous Creek.

Waiporous, Alberta – On May 4, 2021 at 1157 am Cochrane RCMP received a report of a missing person in the area of Waiporous Village.

RCMP conducted the initial search which included Police Dog Service and CPS HAWCS helicopter. At 2:14 am police were successful in locating a deceased person just off of Moss trail near Waiporous Creek.

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File Photo – Hawcs

RCMP have tentatively identified the deceased as the missing person, a 59 year old male from Waiporous. Police are investigating this incident as an animal attack.

Alberta Fish and Wildlife have attended and will be working with the RCMP and Medical Examiner to determine the cause.

Cochrane RCMP



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