RCMP investigating suspicious death of man in northern Alberta First Nation

The RCMP Major Crimes Unit has been called in to investigate the death of a man at the Jean Baptiste Gambler First Nation in northern Alberta this weekend.

In a Sunday news release, police said the Athabasca RCMP were called for a report of an injured man at a residence on the reserve just before 5:30 a.m. on Sept. 19.

A 29-year-old man was found dead on scene when officers arrived.

An autopsy has been scheduled for Thursday in Edmonton.

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Anyone who has information about this crime should call the Athabasca RCMP at 780-675-5122. Anonymous tips can also be made through Crime Stoppers. 

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Jean Baptiste Gambler First Nation is located about 220 kilometres north of Edmonton, less than 10 kilometres from the hamlet of Calling Lake.

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