Stettler RCMP said they began an investigation into the death of a man on April 6th after the deceased was located inside of a residence. RCMP determined that the death was suspicious.
An autopsy was conducted at the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner in Calgary on April 10, and determined that the death was a homicide. The victim has been identified as 70 year old James Hulkovich of Stettler Alberta.
51-year-old John Roland Savage of Stettler was arrested on April 10th and is facing a charge of second degree murder.