Man accused of homicide turns himself in after Canada-wide warrant
Austin Mackenzie Southworth, 26, is seen in a photo released by EPS on Wednesday, September 7. Police said the photo was taken before Southworth got tattoos on the front of his neck.
Published Saturday, September 10, 2016 5:21PM MDT
A man wanted on a Canada-wide warrant turned himself into the Campbell River RCMP on Vancouver Island this morning, Edmonton police said.
Austin Mackenzie Southworth, 26, is accused of killing Brad MacDonald, 37. Southworth was also wanted on charges of possesion of a dangerous weapon and robbery.
The investigation started after officers were called to the area of Stony Plain Road and Winterburn Road at about 8:30 a.m. Sunday, April 10, 2016, after MacDonald’s body was found in a field north of the 215 Street traffic ramp.
Investigators confirmed later that the deceased had died as a result of blunt force trauma.
With files from Julia Parrish