Medicine Hat Police charge 53-year-old man with murder following death of domestic partner

Medicine Hat, Alberta – A 53-year-old Medicine Hat man has been charged with murder following the death of his domestic partner.

On October 25th, 2021, at approximately 5:45 PM members of the Medicine Hat Police Service (MHPS) attended to a residence in the zero hundred block of 3rd Street SE after receiving a 9-1-1 call. Upon arrival police and EMS personnel located a deceased 51-year-old female and a male was arrested and held in custody.

The MHPS Major Crimes Section and Forensic Identification Unit continued the investigation which led to Timothy Faulkner, 53 years old, of Medicine Hat, Alberta being charged with Second Degree Murder. A Judicial Interim Release Bail Hearing was held, and Faulkner was subsequently remanded into custody and scheduled to appear in court on October 27, 2021.

Medicine Hat Police Service
Medicine Hat Police Service

While the investigation is ongoing, there is no further risk to the community.

Our condolences are extended to the family of the victim, and support is being provided by the MHPS Victims Assistance Unit. The family has asked for privacy during this difficult time.

Anyone with information that could aid the investigation is asked to contact the MHPS at 403-529-8481 or submit a tip via the website ( or mobile app, which is free to download and available for both Apple and Android devices.

The Medicine Hat Women’s Shelter Society (MHWSS) is available to support individuals and families experiencing domestic/family violence. To access resources, contact the 24-Hour Help Line by calling 403-529-1091 or Toll Free: 1-800-661-7949. Workers can provide; help and support, safety planning, information and referrals, intake into the emergency shelter or intake for other programs provided at MHWSS. All calls are completely confidential.

Medicine Hat Police Service

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