Three people and a dog were found deceased in an apparent Murder-Suicide in Strathcona County

Strathcona County RCMP responded to a 911 report of a man with a firearm at a residence on Range Road 222 on May 4th at approximately 6:14am.

RCMP arrived at the home to find three people and a dog deceased. Police said two victims were female ages 55 and 13-years-old. A 53-year-old male has died as a result of a self inflicted injury. All three were members of the same family.

Police stated that as per the provisions of the Federal Privacy Act, names of the victims will not be provided by the RCMP.

Update, the victims have been identified as Lois Antonia Paterson-Gartner 55, and Sarah Gartner, 13.

The 2020 Alberta Homicide Victim List is available here.