William Raymond Merrier found dead in Woodland Cree First Nation

RCMP responded to a report of assault in Cadotte Lake in Woodland Cree First Nation in the early morning hours of January 29th. Police arrived to find William Raymond Merrier 69 dead in a home.

Chief Medical Examiner in Edmonton conducted an autopsy on January 30th determined that the manner of Mr. Merrier’s death was homicide.

Chadd Cardinal 19, of Cadotte Lake and a youth, have been charged with second degree murder in relation to the death of William Merrier.