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UPDATE: Wetaskiwin RCMP investigating suspicious death

Male was confirmed deceased at the scene

An autopsy that was completed at the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner in Edmonton on March 4, 2020 has deemed the male’s death as a homicide.

The deceased male has been identified as Daryan Lyndon John (22) of Kehewin Cree Nation. The RCMP Major Crimes Unit would like to speak with anyone that may have been in contact with Daryan on March 2-3, 2020 or has information related to the circumstances surrounding his death.

Please contact the Wetaskiwin RCMP at 780-312-7267 or your local police if you have information regarding this homicide. If you wish to remain anonymous, you can contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), online at www.P3Tips.com or by using the “P3 Tips” app available through the Apple App or Google Play Store.”

No further information is available at this time. An update will be provided when more information is available.

-Submitted by the Wetaskiwin RCMP

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