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Redwater man found dead Saturday was shot: RCMP
Published Thursday, April 5, 2018 9:12AM MDT
Last Updated Thursday, April 5, 2018 1:30PM MDT
Police have confirmed the death of 25-year-old man who was found in a truck near Redwater over the Easter weekend is homicide, and RCMP are investigating.
At about 6:15 a.m. Saturday, Gunner Christie was found in a Ford Ranger truck, in a ditch on Range Road 234 north of Township Road 580 by a passerby.
RCMP confirmed Thursday that Christie had been shot. An autopsy conducted at the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner in Edmonton determined his death was a homicide.
Police said Thursday that no arrests had been made in the incident, but investigators have determined this was not a random event – and there is no risk to the public.
Investigators are asking anyone with information on Christie’s activities leading up to the incident to call Redwater RCMP at 780-942-3600.
Anyone who was in the area and saw anything or anyone suspicious is asked to call and share those details with investigators.