UPDATE: RCMP Major Crimes Unit investigates man found deceased

Lac La Biche, Alberta – The Alberta RCMP Major Crimes Unit has issued an arrest warrant in connection with the death of Landy Shirt who was located in a Lac la Biche apartment on Dec.18, 2021.

Lorne Cardinal (25) of Lac La Biche, Alta is wanted for:

· 1st Degree Murder

Police are cautioning the public that this individual should be considered armed and dangerous. Do not approach this wanted individual and contact police if he is seen.

Lorne Cardinal (25) of Lac La Biche, WANTED in First Degree Murder of Landy Shirt - ARMED AND DANGEROUS
Lorne Cardinal (25) of Lac La Biche, WANTED in First Degree Murder of Landy Shirt – ARMED AND DANGEROUS

Lac La Biche RCMP are asking the public’s assistance for any information in relation to this incident and locating Lorne Cardinal. Please contact Lac La Biche RCMP at 780-404-2500 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.

BACKGROUND

Lac La Biche, Alberta – The RCMP Major Crimes Unit (MCU) has taken over carriage of the Landy Shirt missing person’s investigation.

On Dec. 18, 2021, Lac La Biche RCMP located a deceased man inside an apartment building at 10310 102 Avenue in Lac La Biche, AB, the deceased was identified as Landy Shirt.

The circumstances surrounding the death of Landy are believed to be suspicious. An autopsy is scheduled for the Edmonton Office of the Chief Medical Examiner on Dec. 22, 2021.

No further information will be provided until after the autopsy.

Anyone with information on the circumstances that lead to Landy Shirts death is asked to contact the Lac La Biche RCMP at 780-404-2500. 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.

BACKGROUND

RCMP Major Crimes Unit seeking public assistance to locate missing man

Lac La Biche, Alta – The RCMP Major Crimes Unit and Lac La Biche detachment are seeking the public’s assistance to locate a missing man.

On December 8, 2021, Maskwacis RCMP responded to a call from the family of Landy Shirt, age 31 who reported that he was missing. Landy’s family last saw him on December 3, 2021 in Maskwacis. Investigators have learned that Landy Shirt had been to Goodfish Lake and Lac La Biche after December 6th. The last confirmed siting was Wednesday, December 8, 2021 at approximately 7:00 AM in Goodfish Lake Metis Settlement. Landy may have gone back to Lac La Biche after the morning of December 8th .

Landy Shirt is described as a 31 year old indigenous male;

– 5’9” tall (175cm)

– 180 lb (82kg)

– Brown hair

– Hazel eyes

Circumstances surrounding the disappearance are considered suspicious and the Major Crimes Unit has taken carriage of the investigation. Anyone with information on the whereabouts of Landy Shirt is asked to contact the Lac La Biche RCMP at 780-404-2500. 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.

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