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Mayerthorpe investigating discovery of human remains

RCMP seeking assistance from public regarding suspicious vehicles or activities

Mayerthorpe RCMP are asking for the public’s assistance after human remains were found in Lac Ste. Anne County just north of Glenevis. 

At approximately 5 p.m. on Sept. 13, the Mayerthorpe RCMP responded to the discovery of human remains near Range Road 43 north of Township Road 560. 

As noted in a press release, the Mayerthorpe detachment is now investigating this discovery with the assistance of the Alberta RCMP Major Crimes Unit (MCU), RCMP Forensic Identification Services and the Edmonton Office of the Chief Medical Examiner. 

Police are now asking who witnessed anything unusual in that general area over the last eight to 10 weeks to please come forward. 

In particular, the RCMP are seeking information about any unusual vehicles, individuals or activities spotted in the vicinity of Range Road 43 and Township Road 560 since mid-July. 

If you have any information that can assist in this investigation, please call the RCMP at (780) 786-2291.