Leduc RCMP investigate aggravated assault, victim dies as a result of injuries, 33-year-old woman charged

Leduc, Alberta – On Aug. 15, 2021, at approximately 3:00 p.m., Leduc RCMP received a report of an aggravated assault on Sparrow Drive near Airport Road. RCMP, Fire and EMS responded and located a victim of a serious assault. The victim, Patrick Ford (44) of Port Alberni, BC, died as a result of his injuries. A female suspect was arrested at the scene.

Tyra Phillips (33) of Lac La Biche, Alta. has been charged with second degree murder. Following a judicial interim release hearing, Phillips was remanded to appear in Leduc Provincial Court on August 19, 2021.

2nd Degree Homicide
(File Photo) 2nd Degree Homicide

As this matter is now before the Court, no further updates will be provided.

Leduc RCMP

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