Police responded to a check on welfare to a Wainwright home on February 24th. When police entered the home at 1206 8 Avenue, they found 31 year old Nichole Clifford dead.
The Major crimes unit of Edmonton has taken over the case.
Police have asked that anyone who may have been out walking or driving in that area between Thursday February 23 in the evening and Friday morning, or anyone with information to contact them at 780-842-4461.
Police have confirmed this is a homicide investigation.