Presley Dean Saddleback (24) of Wetaskiwin has been arrested and charged with manslaughter following the suspicious death of a 26-year-old Wetaskiwin male on Feb. 1.
The victim was known to Saddleback and the incident was believed to be isolated, according to an RCMP press release.
Saddleback has been remanded in custody and is scheduled to appear in Provincial Court in Wetaskiwin on Feb. 20, 2020.
Wetaskiwin RCMP responded to a residence on 7:26 a.m. on Feb. 1 after receiving a call about a male who wasn’t breathing. The male was declared deceased at the scene by EMS.
Upon investigation, it was revealed that the male was involved in a previous altercation outside of the residence.
The RCMP Major Crimes Unit was deployed and took charge of the investigation.