Youth murdered, man charged

RCMP have charged a Saddle Lake man in the death of a teen resulting from a Labour Day weekend fight.

  • Sep. 19, 2012 10:00 a.m.

RCMP have charged a Saddle Lake man in the death of a teen resulting from a Labour Day weekend fight.

On Aug. 30, at approximately 11 p.m., Hobbema RCMP responded to a call at the Pigeon Lake Reserve near the summer village of Ma Me O Beach. They found 17-year-old Perry Johnson suffering from life-threatening injuries. He was transported to hospital by EMS and died as a result of his injuries on Aug. 31.

Investigation revealed the fatal injuries were sustained during a fight.

Chris Norbert, 22, of the Saddle Lake First Nation, has been charged with second degree murder.