A 25-year-old charged for non-fatal stabbing

Suspected of homicide

Leader staff

On June 8, a 25-year-old man was in Slave Lake Provincial Court charged with attempted murder. The matter went over two weeks for him to get a lawyer. He remains in custody.

A June 8 RCMP news release says this man was charged for one of two non-fatal stabbings. Also, he remains a suspect in a related homicide.

On June 5, the Slave Lake RCMP received a report of a stabbing at 3:11 p.m., says a June 5 RCMP news release. The officers found the first victim, a 22-year-old with multiple stab wounds in southwest Slave Lake. On a patrol of the area, they found a second injured man, the 28 year old. Finally, they found a man who had died from stab wounds.

The deceased victim was a 49-year-old man of no fixed address, an RCMP officer told The Leader on June 8. The officer also confirmed that the stabbings happened at a homeless camp in southwest Slave Lake.

One more detail was added in the most recent news release. The homicide victim was from Wabasca.

The police are still investigating these stabbings. 

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