May 24, 2024

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Police have charged a person with the second diploma homicide of Norman Lineham, 43, of Fort McMurray.

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Wooden Buffalo RCMP say the arrest was made Saturday afternoon in Anzac with out incident. Michael Tomas Cooper, 39, of Fort McMurray stays in custody and is scheduled to seem within the Alberta Court docket of Justice in Fort McMurray on Oct. 2.

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An Alberta RCMP spokesperson stated police have been known as to Lineham’s dwelling on Sept. 21 at 7:45 p.m. Lineham had not been seen in a couple of days so a person who knew him visited his dwelling. The person discovered Lineham’s physique in his basement suite of the Thickwood dwelling and contacted police.

Lineham’s loss of life was dominated a murder after an post-mortem was performed in Edmonton on the Workplace of the Chief Medical Examiner on Sept. 25.

That is Fort McMurray’s third confirmed murder of the yr, all of which have occurred in September. Police say the deaths aren’t associated to one another. Investigators don’t imagine any of the victims have been randomly focused.

Police are investigating the homicide of Keelin Kortzman, 17. His physique was discovered Sept. 14 at Gregoire Lake.  A person who has but to be publicly recognized was fatally shot on Sept. 24 on Tundra Drive.

Anybody with details about any lacking folks or felony exercise is requested to contact Wooden Buffalo RCMP at 780-788-4040 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS). Tricks to Crime Stoppers are at all times nameless and might be despatched to tipsubmit.com.

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