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Police lay first-degree murder charge in death of peace officer near Calgary

RCMP Insp. Garrett Woolsey addresses a news conference in Calgary, Alta., Saturday, Aug. 11, 2012 where he announced that RCMP in southern Alberta have charged a man with murder in connection with the death of a retired Mountie who was working as a peace officer. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Larry MacDougal
August 11, 2012 - 5:50 PM

PRIDDIS, Alta. - RCMP in southern Alberta have charged a man with murder in connection with the death of a retired Mountie who was working as a peace officer.

Police say Trevor Kloschinsky, 46, has been charged with first-degree murder.

A police news release says Rod Lazenby died Friday after he responded to what police describe as an animal-related call at Kloschinsky's home in Priddis, a small community south of Calgary.

Lazenby of High River, Alta., worked for the Municipal District of Foothills.

RCMP have released few details about what happened except to say no shots were fired.

Lazenby was driven to a Calgary police station in medical distress, but died later in hospital.

News from © The Canadian Press, 2012
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