Alberta RCMP Major Crimes Unit Lay charges in connection with 2013 homicide in Strathmore, Alberta

Strathmore, Alberta – The Alberta RCMP Major Crimes Unit has laid charges in connection with the homicide of 63-year-old Leonard Wolfear who’s remains were located in a rural location near Strathmore on March 11, 2013.

On Sept. 16, 2022, RCMP arrested 43-year-old Roy Stimson Junior, a resident of Siksika Nation. Stimson has been charged with Second Degree Murder. Stimson has been remanded in custody with his next court appearance set for Oct. 4, 2022, at Strathmore Provincial Court

“These investigations are often complex and take a significant amount of effort to lead to an arrest and subsequent prosecution. The victims of these tragic events are never forgotten,” says Constable Todd Simon of the Alberta RCMP Major Crimes Unit.

Background

March 13th, 2013

Together with RCMP Major Crimes investigators from Calgary, police in Strathmore are currently investigating the death of 63-year-old Leonard Wolf Ear, from Siksika Nation.

Mr. Wolf Ear’s body was discovered in an outdoor location in Strathmore in the early morning hours of March 11th.

Homicide
(File Photo) Homicide

Anyone with information relating to this death is asked to contact Strathmore Detachment at (403) 934-3968.

If you wish to remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or report it online at www.tipsubmit.com. If the information leads to an arrest, tipsters are eligible for a cash reward of up to $2,000.00.

BACKGROUND

Strathmore, Alberta

March 11th, 2013

Unidentified Deceased Male

On March 11th, 2013 at approximately 2:30 AM the Strathmore RCMP received information that a male was deceased in a field South of Highway # 1 close to the Orchard Park Industrial area. The RCMP Major Crimes Unit is assisting in the investigation. The identity of the male has not been determined and the investigation continues. Further information will be released as it comes available in the following days.

Alberta RCMP Major Crimes Unit

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