Hinton RCMP identify Athabasca woman who was found murdered in April 2019

RCMP have identified the woman who was found dead outside of Hinton Alberta in April 2019, as 25-year-old Nature Duperron.

Duperron was reported missing on April 15 after last being seen at the beginning of the month in Edmonton. Hinton RCMP found human remains outside of the town late in the month of April, but at the time the victim was not identified.

On October 18th the RCMP major crimes unit released that Duperron’s death is being treated as a homicide. Anyone with information on this investigation is asked to call the Hinton RCMP at 780-865-5544.

Cody Michaloski found dead in a Grande Prairie apartment was the victim of a homicide

RCMP were called to an apartment building on Poplar Drive in the early morning hours of October 13th where they found the body of a man in one of the units.

Police initially called the death suspicious however, an autopsy was conducted and proved otherwise. Police have not released the cause of death, only saying that the victim has been identified as Cody Michaloski, 28, and his death has been ruled a homicide.

No arrests have been made at this time.

Update May 29th, 2020
RCMP arrested Benjamin Pearson, 25, of Kelowna, on May 27th and charged him with the First Degree Murder of Cody Michaloski. Police have issued an arrest warrant for Adam Pearson, 26, for First Degree Murder. He is described as 5’9″, 166lbs, blue eyes and red hair.

Please do not approach Adam Pearson, but contact the Grande Prairie RCMP at 780-830-5701 or your local police.

Update Victim identified as missing Calgary man Bradley Shaw – Slave Lake Police release a sketch of the unidentified homicide victim

Slave Lake RCMP responded to a report of found human remains that had been located in a rural area near the town on October 6th.

Police said the victim is male, believed to be older than 45 years old. The victim appears to be Caucasian with possible mixed Indigenous ancestry, he appeared to have had a stubble beard at the time of death and balding pattern style of hair. Police believe the victim had been deceased for a period of time.

The death is being investigated as a homicide. Slave Lake RCMP are asking for the public’s assistance for any information in relation to this incident or identifying those responsible. Please contact the Slave Lake RCMP at 780-849-3999.

Update December 4th
Human remains located in Slave Lake, Alta., have been formally identified as missing Calgary man Bradley Shaw. Police said Shaw was last seen by family in Calgary on September 2nd, 2015, and was reported missing a few weeks later. Shaw was 27 years old at the time of his death. The cause of death will not be released at this time, however, the case remains an active homicide investigation.

Edmonton Police investigating Human remains found in a Sherwood neighbourhood alley

Edmonton Police responded to a report of human remains by a citizen who had been walking in an alley west of 149 Street between 92 and 93 Avenue on August 15th. 

Police said the Edmonton Medical Examiner completed an autopsy on August 16th, however, the results will not be shared with the public at this time. 

Update the remains have been identified as Terri Ann Rowan, 33. The cause and manner of death are not being released at this time to protect the integrity of the investigation.

Homicide detectives ask anyone who may have been through the alley on Aug. 14-15 that may have witnessed any suspicious behaviour of individuals and/or unfamiliar vehicles in that area to contact police at 780-423-4567 or #377 from a mobile phone. 

The 2019 Edmonton Homicide Victim List is available here

Man found dead on Fort McMurray street

Wood Buffalo RCMP responded to a report of an unresponsive man at approximately 7:20am on McLeod Street on August 3rd. 

Despite life saving efforts the victim was pronounced deceased at the scene. Police have called the death suspicious and continue to investigate. 

Anyone with information about this incident or criminal activity in Wood Buffalo is asked to contact Wood Buffalo RCMP at 780-788-4040 

Man accused of killing his father in Lacombe County, Alberta.

Rimbey RCMP responded to a complaint in Lacombe County, at a rural property, on June24th at approximately 4;00pm.

Police arrived to find Patrick Alexander Freeman, 61, suffering from serious injuries. The victim was rushed to Calgary’s Foothills Medical Centre, where he died from his injuries. Cause of death has not been released.

Police have charged Patrick William Freeman, 28, the victim’s son, with first-degree murder.  

Canadian Major City Statistics are available here

Edmonton police investigating the death of Jeremy Morrison as a homicide

Edmonton police located an unresponsive male with significant injuries in the area of 106 Avenue and 96 Street, on June 5th at approximately 1:30am.

Police said Jeremy Morrison, 24, was rushed to hospital where he died of his injuries on June 7th. An autopsy was conducted on June 11th, revealing the manner of death to be a homicide. Police will not be releasing the cause of death at this time.

Anyone with information about this death to contact the EPS at 780-423-4567

The 2019 Edmonton Homicide Victim List is available here

Calgary police investigating the death of Bikramjit Dhindsa

Calgary police were called to a home in the 100 block of Hampstead Close N.W., on report of a deceased man in the home.

On arrival police and paramedics located Bikramjit Dhindsa, 49, of Calgary, deceased. Police said that evidence gathered at the scene has lead them to believe the homicide was targeted.

Calgary police have released CCTV of the suspects who were seen leaving the area in a smaller, four door SUV, driven by a fifth suspect.

Anyone with information on this incident to contact police by calling the non-emergency number at 403-266-1234.

The 2019 Calgary Homicide Victim List is available here.