RCMP investigating suspicious death in Saddle Lake Cree Nation

"Police will release further information, when they can"


Mounties in St. Paul say they are investigating after a suspicious death in the Saddle Lake Cree Nation.

In a statement Tuesday, RCMP say they were tipped off by a caller to a gunshot being fired at a home in the community followed by a vehicle fleeing early Sunday morning. The caller reported that they had gone outside and found an injured man in the driveway outside the home.

Mounties say when they arrived they found the man had died of his injuries.

Alberta RCMP Major Crimes are now taking over the investigation as the death is deemed suspicious. No other details including the identity of the victim have been released.

Anyone who may have dashcam footage on Saddle Lake Cree Nation between 8:30 a.m. and 9:30 a.m. on Monday is asked to contact St. Paul RCMP at 780-645-8870.


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