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Cold Lake RCMP investigating homicide

The Cold Lake RCMP are investigating a homicide that occurred on Aug. 18 on Cold Lake First Nations
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COLD LAKE – The Cold Lake RCMP and Alberta RCMP Major Crimes Unit are investigating a homicide on Cold Lake First Nation.

Cold Lake RCMP received a report on Aug. 18 at approximately 2:10 a.m. of a female that had been shot inside of a residence on Cold Lake First Nation.

A male was detained into police custody in relation to the incident, but was released without charges.

On Aug. 20, an autopsy was completed at the office of the chief medical examiner and the manner of death has been deemed a homicide.

The investigation is ongoing and the Alberta RCMP Major Crimes Unit is asking anyone with information regarding the matter to contact the Cold Lake RCMP detachment at 780-594-3302. If you wish to remain anonymous, you can contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), online at or by using the "P3 Tips" app available through the Apple App or Google Play Store.

No further information is available at this time and an update will be provided when more details are available.

Robynne Henry, Bonnyville Nouvelle