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Suspicious death in northern Alberta under investigation

A file photo of an ambulance. (Matt Marshall/CTV News Edmonton) A file photo of an ambulance. (Matt Marshall/CTV News Edmonton)
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Police are investigating the suspicious death of a man in northern Alberta.

Emergency crews were called to John D'or Prairie, Alta., around 3 a.m. on Thursday for a report of a man with a gunshot wound.

The victim was taken to hospital, but was pronounced dead on route.

RCMP Major Crimes has since taken over the investigation and an autopsy has been scheduled.

Anyone with information about the crime is asked to call Fort Vermilion RCMP at 780-927-3258 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

John D'or Prairie is about 750 kilometres north of Edmonton.

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