Calgary police believe that missing person Shane Eric James Smith is the victim of a homicide

Calgary police said Shane Eric James Smith, 20, of Calgary, was reported missing by family members on June 7th and was last seen in the community of McKenzie Towne on June 6, 2020.

Smith’s vehicle, a gold 2002 Nissan Maxima, was driven and parked near the bridge over the Bow River on Deerfoot Trail S.E., at the southern city limits on Tuesday, June 9th. Investigators now believe that Smith was killed sometime late Saturday night on June 6, 2020, at a residence in southeast Calgary.

Anyone who drove over the bridge between 11 p.m. on Saturday, June 6 and the morning of Tuesday, June 9 and have dash camera footage and anyone who may have seen or spoken with Smith before he was last seen is asked to call police at 403-266-1234.

Calgary police arrested Ian Charles Abercrombie, 24, of Calgary, on June 15th and charged him with:

  • One count of second-degree murder
  • One count of indignity to a human body
  • One count of breaching a court order and breach of a firearm prohibition order

CPS has released photos of two vehicles believed to be connected to the homicide of Shane Eric James whose body has yet to be located. Police are searching for a burgundy Mercedes Benz ML55 bearing Alberta license plate SLPRSLD with after-market chrome rims and a white 2010 Crown Victoria bearing Alberta license plate CFM4615 with aftermarket black rims and a black push-bar on the front.