Warrant issued for the arrest of Dustin Mitchell (Coats) in relation to a Red Deer homicide

The 2020 Alberta Homicide Victim List is available here.

Red Deer RCMP attended a residence on Stewart Street, in the Sunnybrook neighbourhood on November 25th at approximately 5:00pm.

Police located James Rufiange,34, deceased inside the residence. The Major Crimes Unit has taken over the investigation.

The Red Deer RCMP and Major Crimes Unit are asking the public’s assistance in locating Dustin Mitchell (Coats), age 25 of Red Deer. A warrant has been issued for the arrest of Mitchell. He is described as:

  • Caucasian
  • 6 feet tall / 160 lbs
  • Brown Hair / Brown Eyes
  • Tattoos: Still (under right eye) breathing (under left eye) and scroll writing on neck

Red Deer RCMP are asking the public’s assistance for any information in identifying his whereabouts. Please contact Red Deer RCMP at 403-343-5575 or your local police.

Red Deer RCMP and major crimes unit arrested Dustin Mitchell (Coats) and charged him with second degree murder on December 2nd.