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Red Deer RCMP investigate stabbing – Update – Charges laid

August 9, 2017 8:28 AM

Red Deer, Alberta – A Red Deer man faces charges including attempted murder after a stabbing at an Oriole Park residence early Sunday morning.

27 year old Linden Joseph Buffalo faces the following charges:

  • Criminal Code 239(1)(b) – Attempted murder
  • Criminal Code 266 – Assault
  • Criminal Code 430(4) – Mischief under $5,000

Buffalo has been remanded and will appear in court in Red Deer on August 9 at 9:30 am.

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Media contact:
Red Deer RCMP
403.304.7764

BACKGROUND:

August 6, 2017

Red Deer RCMP investigate stabbing

Red Deer, Alberta – At 5:20 am this morning, Red Deer RCMP responded to a complaint of serious assault at Orient Green in the city of Red Deer. Shortly after the first complaint, a second call for service was received at the Red Deer hospital for a man suffering from stab wounds. Investigators learned that the two incidents were related and that the injured male was the victim of the earlier assault call.

Red Deer RCMP arrested a 27-year-old man at the Orient Green location. He remains in police custody at this time. The investigation is ongoing and charges are anticipated.

The victim remains in hospital with serious injuries. The victim and the suspect are known to one another and Red Deer RCMP do not believe that this incident was random. No further suspects are being sought at this time.

Anyone with information about this occurrence is asked to contact the Red Deer RCMP at 403-343-5575. If you want to remain anonymous, you can contact Crime Stoppers at 1.800.222.8477 (TIPS). You do not have to reveal your identity to Crime Stoppers, and if you provide information to Crime Stoppers that leads to an arrest(s), the recovery of stolen property, and/or a seizure of illicit drugs, you may be eligible for a cash reward.

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Media Contact
Cpl. Curtis Peters
Media Relations Group
780-509-3970 (Option 5, after hours)

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