UPDATE: 25-year-old Fort Macleod male charge with Manslaughter in death of Linden Blair Grier

Fort Macleod, Alberta – The Alberta RCMP Major Crimes Unit’s investigation into the suspicious death of Linden Blair Grier (33) of Brocket, Alta. that occurred on May 24, 2021, in Fort MacLeod has resulted in an arrest and charges.

On May 27, 2021, Alberta RCMP Major Crimes Unit arrested Cullen Drake Tailfeathers (25) of Fort MacLeod, and he is charged with:

· Manslaughter

· Break and enter commit offence

Manslaughter
(File Photo) Manslaughter

Following a judicial hearing, Tailfeathers was remanded into custody and is scheduled to attend Fort MacLeod Provincial Court on June 2, 2021.

As this matter is now before the courts, no further information will be provided.

Background:

May 25, 2021

Alberta RCMP Major Crimes Unit investigating suspicious death in Fort MacLeod

Fort MacLeod, Alta. – The RCMP’s Major Crime Unit (MCU) and Fort MacLeod RCMP are investigating the suspicious death of an adult male.

On May 24, 2021 at 2:24 a.m., Fort MacLeod RCMP responded to the report of an injured male at a residence in Fort MacLeod. Police located a male with injuries and attempted life saving measures until emergency services arrived. The male was declared deceased on scene.

MCU have now assumed carriage of the police investigation which is in its preliminary stages. An autopsy will be conducted at the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner in Calgary this week.

RCMP is looking for any dash camera footage/video surveillance of any activity on 1 Avenue and surrounding area in Fort MacLeod, Alta. around the time of the reported incident.

No further information is available at this time.

If you have any formation regarding this incident, please contact Fort MacLeod RCMP at 403-553-4406 or your local police. If you wish to remain anonymous, you can contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), online at www.P3Tips.com or by using the “P3 Tips” app available through the Apple App or Google Play Store.

Fort MacLeod RCMP

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