Wood Buffalo RCMP responded to report of a disturbance on May 2nd at an apartment on Riverstone Ridge in Fort McMurray.
Police arrived to find one man dead and another man at the scene. The man was arrested and remains in police custody.
Police are working on identifying the victim, the cause of death has not been released.
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Police were called to downtown Fort McMurray on Franklin Avenue at 3:45 am on April 7th. Police arrived to find the victim, 33 year old Mark Wiley in serious condition.
Wiley was taken to Northern Lights Regional Health Centre, before being transferred to an Edmonton Hospital where he succumbed to his injuries on April 12th.
Brian Christopher Rickett, is facing a second degree murder charge. Rickett is scheduled to appear in court on April 24th.
Mustafa Mattan moved from Ottawa to Fort McMurray less than a month ago was shot dead in his Alberta apartment on Monday Feb 9th, his family told CBC News.
Mustafa Mattan, 28, was answering a knock at his apartment door on Monday night when someone shot through it.
“My brother, he was shot through the door before he even touched the door knob, before he even opened the door,” said his brother, Ahmed Mattan, who also lives in the Fort McMurray apartment, along with several other roommates.
“So the killer, whoever he or she might be, they didn’t even know who they were killing apart from the fact we were living in that apartment.”
Ahmed Mattan said his brother never committed a crime and never hurt anybody.
The body of the 25 year old man was found inside the Fort McMurray home on Jan 9th. The two other men that lived in the house were away at the time of the fire.
Investigators have ruled the death of the man a homicide.