Cochrane RCMP charge Morley man with manslaughter for the death of a man on Stoney Nakoda First Nation

    You can use your smart phone to browse stories in the comfort of your hand. Simply browse this site on your smart phone.

    Using an RSS Reader you can access most recent stories and other feeds posted on this network.

    SNetwork Recent Stories

Cochrane RCMP charge Morley man with manslaughter for the death of a man on Stoney Nakoda First Nation

by ahnationtalk on January 29, 2016384 Views

Morley, Alta. (Jan. 27, 2016) – Cochrane RCMP, with the assistance of the RCMP Major Crimes Unit – South (MCU), have charged 30-year-old Gavin Bearhead of Morely with one count of manslaughter (Sec 236(b)CC).

This investigation started on the morning of Friday, Jan. 22, 2016, at approximately 5:25 a.m., when members of the Cochrane RCMP Detachment were dispatched to assist EMS at a residence on the Stoney Nakoda First Nation where a man was reported to be in distress.

Police attended the location with EMS and located a male who was pronounced deceased at the scene. The man was identified as 28-year-old Wilfred Junior Amos also of Morley.

The autopsy held on Jan. 24, 2016, at the Calgary Medical Examiner’s Office determined that Amos’ death was a homicide.

The RCMP would like to thank the public for their assistance in this investigation.

Gavin Bearhead has been remanded into custody and his next appearance in Provincial Court is scheduled for Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2016 in Cochrane.

-30-

Media Contact:
Alberta RCMP Media Relations
780-412-5260

NT3

Send To Friend Email Print Story

Comments are closed.

NationTalk Partners & Sponsors Learn More