Wood Buffalo RCMP find remains of Ellie Herman

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Wood Buffalo RCMP at 780-788-4040



Wood Buffalo RCMP have identified human remains found in Thickwood, 35 year old Ellie Herman of the Chipewyan Prairie First Nation.

Herman was last seen in Fort McMurray on September 20th, 2019 and reported missing on October 17th, 2019. The cause of death is still under investigation.

Her body was found on March 20th near a trail by the Rotary Club Gazebo at Thicket Drive, her body was later brought to Edmonton for an autopsy.

The RCMP Major Crime Unit’s investigation into the death is ongoing. Police are still searching the area where Herman was found and remains closed to the public.


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