Gunner Christie 25, found dead in a truck near Redwater

RCMP received a report of a truck in a ditch with a person inside on March 31st at approximately 6:15am in the area of Range Road 234 and Township Road 580.

Inside the truck was 25 year old Gunner Christie suffering from severe injuries. Police have not released the cause of death, but said that Christie was pronounced deceased at the scene by paramedics.

No other information has been released at this time.

Randy Lopushinsky’s disappearance deemed a homicide

RCMP have not confirmed whether the body of Randy Lopushinsky 56, has been found but stated on February 13th that his disappearance is being treated as a homicide.

Lopushinsky was last seen on January 23 in Redwater. RCMP found a 2007 Ford Escape that belonged to Lopushinsky, in a rural area northwest of Westlock at the end of January.

Anyone with information on this case is asked to call Redwater RCMP.

Update: Jon Irwin Ward 41, has been charged with second degree murder in the death of Lopushinsky. Billy Joe Deren 36, faces charges of indignity to human remains.