Body found in burnt-out vehicle near Wetaskiwin triggers suspicious death investigation

Posted December 9, 2019 12:26 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ RCMP in central Alberta are investigating a suspicious death after a body was found in a burnt-out vehicle last Thursday.…

‘A mother’s worst nightmare’: Ontario woman seeks justice following son’s homicide in Alberta

Kathleen Coombs had a friend over from work the day she got the call that her son’s body had been found. “I was horrified. I just broke down crying,” the 55-year-old mother living in Penetanguishene, Ont. said. “I was just…

22-year-old killed in collision between car and semi in Wetaskiwin

A 22-year-old passenger inside a 2007 Ford Focus died Friday afternoon after the car collided with a semi-truck at a busy intersection in Wetaskiwin, Alta. It happened just before 2:30 p.m. Friday at the intersection of Highway 13 and 814…

5 arrested after human remains found in Maskwacis, 3 charged with 1st-degree murder

Five people have been charged in connection with the discovery of human remains in the Maskwacis, Alta., area last month, the RCMP said on Friday. In February, the RCMP’s Major Crimes Unit took over the investigation into the disappearance of…

Man charged in connection with fire at historic hotel in Wetaskiwin

A 37-year-old man has been arrested and charged in connection with a blaze at a historic hotel in central Alberta six weeks ago, RCMP said Thursday. Firefighters were called to the Rose County Inn in Wetaskiwin, Alta., in the early…