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Leduc RCMP investigate serious aggravated assault

Arrest made and second degree murder charges have been laid.

On Aug. 15, 2021, at approximately 3:00 p.m., Leduc RCMP received a report of an aggravated assault on Sparrow Drive near Airport Road.

RCMP, Fire, and EMS responded to the call and located a victim of a serious assault. The victim Patrick Ford, 44,of Lac La Biche, Alta., died as a result of his injuries.

A female suspect was arrested at the scene.

Tyra Phillips, 33, of Lac La Biche, Alta., has been charged with second degree murder. Following a judicial interim release hearing, Phillips was remanded to appear in Leduc Provincial Court on Aug. 19, 2021.

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