O'Chiese First Nation Women located Deceased

O'Chiese First Nation is located about 50 kilometres northwest of Rocky Mountain House


RCMP in Central Alberta are investigating an Indigenous woman's death in central Alberta.

The body of 41-year-old Crystal Whitford was found on the O'Chiese First Nation, the morning of July 21.

She was last seen three days earlier on July 18, walking around 6 p.m. on a path in the woods near her home on the First Nation.

Rocky Mountain House RCMP, search and rescue teams and O'Chiese fire department did not find her during a search.

Investigators did not say how the woman died, but that they are asking anyone who saw Whitford or has information about her death to contact them at 403-845-2882 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.


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