Leduc RCMP received a 911 call that a male who was believed to be deceased, was found in a field south of Leduc near 38 avenue adjacent to Secondary Highway 2A on Nov. 14, 2020, at approximately 11:45 a.m.
Investigators determined that the circumstances of the death were suspicious and Alberta RCMP Major Crimes have taken over carriage of this investigation. RCMP have not released the caause of death, or the victim’s identity, only saying that he is a 21-year-old male from Edmonton.
Wetaskiwin RCMP responded to a report of an agitated male, in traffic, at the intersection of Highway 2A and Highway 13 on November 14th. Police believe he may be involved with the death.
It is believed that the male may have been driven and dropped off near that location. The male is described as:
- Approximately 5’7″ tall / 168 lbs.
- Black dreadlocks
- Wearing a grey overcoat with a black hat
- Carrying a bottle of Grey Goose Vodka
Anyone with information is asked to contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS)
Update December 17th
The victim had been identified as 21-year-old Kaleel Trotman, 21. An autopsy was conducted and the determination was that Kaleel Trotman was shot, and he was the victim of a homicide.
Police said Trotman was last seen in the 32nd Street area of Edmonton on the morning of Nov. 13, 2020. At some point he travelled to Leduc where he was located deceased on the morning of Nov. 14. Anyone with information is asked to contact Leduc RCMP at 780-980-7267.