Human remains found in Maskwacis

The Maskwacis RCMP Community Response Unit and General Investigative Section are investigating following the discovery of human remains near Hwy. 2A on the Ermineskin First Nation.

On Feb. 24, 2020, police responded to a report of possible human remains located near a rural residence. RCMP Police Dog Services were engaged and RCMP and Red Deer and Wetaskiwin Search and Rescue assisted with searching the area.

The identity and gender have not been determined, but the death is not considered suspicious at this time. No further information is available and an update is not expected until an identity can be confirmed and next of kin notified.

– Submitted by Maskwacis RCMP

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