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Vehicle connected to a suspicious Edmonton death found in Sicamous, driver found dead nearby

July 13, 2020 - 8:36 AM

A vehicle of interest associated to a July 11 suspicious death in Edmonton was found by the RCMP in Sicamous with its driver deceased nearby. 

Edmonton Police Service said in a press release that at approximately 5 a.m., on Saturday, July 11, police attended an area residence in the area of Mullen Road and Mullen Place after a deceased woman was located.  Shortly thereafter they requested the public’s assistance in locating a vehicle of interest believed to be associated with the woman’s death.

"Sicamous RCMP located the white 2019 Toyota Tacoma that was being sought late that night and a 39-year-old male suspect, who is believed to have been operating the Toyota Tacoma, was located deceased a short distance away from the vehicle," Edmonton Police Services said in a news release.

RCMP Cpl. Jesse O'Donaghey said in a media release criminality is not suspected in the man's sudden death, adding the B.C. Coroners Service has been notified and is investigating.

Edmonton police said it is not looking for any additional suspects in connection with the woman's death and is working closely with Sicamous RCMP.

Anyone with any additional information regarding the movements of the suspect vehicle in British Columbia is asked to contact the Sicamous RCMP at 250-836-2878, the Edmonton Police Service at 780-423-4567. Anonymous information can also be submitted to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or online at www.p3tips.com/250.

— This story was updated at 10:45 a.m. Monday, July 13, 2020 to include information from RCMP.


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