March 2016 RCMP News Archive

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Red Deer RCMP investigate sudden death - Update 3

March 24, 2016 8:28 AM

Red Deer, Alta - The Calgary RCMP Major Crimes Unit, with the RCMP Forensic Identification Unit and the RCMP General Investigation Section, continue to investigate the sudden death which occurred on March 22, 2016 on the trails, in the city of Red Deer. The preliminary autopsy results have not revealed a cause or manner of death and the RCMP in consultation with the Calgary Medical Examiner's Office continue to investigate.

The trails to the east of Bower Place Mall were reopened to public use at 3:30 this afternoon. The RCMP thank the public for their consideration in not using the trails during this investigation.

Further information will be released as and when available.

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Media Contact:
Inspector Gibson Glavin
RCMP K Division Strategic Communications Unit
780-619-4902

Background:

March 23, 2016

Red Deer RCMP investigate sudden death - Update 2

Red Deer, AB – The Calgary RCMP Major Crimes Unit, with the assistance of the RCMP Forensic Identification Section and the RCMP General Investigation Section continue to investigate the death of a male located on the walking trails in Red Deer yesterday evening.

The 34 year old male has been identified by the RCMP. The Next of Kin notification has been completed and the identity of the male is not being released at the request of his family as other family members out of province are still to be advised. The family is grieving and is requesting privacy at this time. The autopsy has been scheduled for March 24, 2016 at the Calgary Medical Examiner’s Office.

The scene of this investigation will remain secured pending the results of the autopsy. So as not to interfere with police activity, the RCMP are requesting that the public stay away from the walking trails located east of Bower Place Mall that run in a northern direction.

Further information will be released as the investigation continues.

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Media Contact:
RCMP, K Division Strategic Communications Unit
780-412-5260

 

March 23, 2016

Red Deer RCMP investigate sudden death - Update 1

Red Deer, Alta. – The Calgary RCMP Major Crimes Unit, with the assistance of the RCMP Forensic Investigation Section and the RCMP General Investigation Section continue to investigate the death of a male located on the walking trails in Red Deer yesterday evening.

The male has not yet been identified by the RCMP. An autopsy has been scheduled for Mar. 24, 2016 at the Calgary Medical Examiner’s Office.

The scene of this investigation will remain secured pending the results of the autopsy. So as not to interfere with police activity, the RCMP are requesting that the public stay away from the walking trails located east of Bower Place Mall that run in a northern direction.

Further information will be released pending positive identification and notification of next of kin.

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Media Contact:
RCMP, K Division Strategic Communications Unit
780-412-5260

 

March 23, 2016

Red Deer RCMP investigate sudden death

Red Deer, AB – Yesterday at approximately 6:45 p.m., Red Deer City Detachment members were dispatched to a report of a deceased male located on the walking trails located east of Bower Place Mall. Emergency Services attended with the RCMP and located the male who was pronounced deceased on the scene.

The Calgary RCMP Major Crimes Unit has been engaged and assumed the carriage of this investigation. Assistance is being provided by the RCMP Forensic Investigation Section and the RCMP General Investigation Section.

The RCMP is conducting neighbourhood enquiries to determine if anyone witnessed any unusual activity in this area. If anyone has any information about this situation, please contact your local police detachment. Additional details are not available at this time, but updates will be provided as new information is confirmed through the investigation.

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Media Contact:
Corporal Laurel Scott
Media Relations Officer
RCMP, K Division Strategic Communications Unit
780-717-1432

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