Wetaskiwin assault victim has died: RCMP

Wetaskiwin RCMP seek public assistance in an assault investigation - UPDATE

A young woman who was found unconscious in a Wetaskiwin yard has died of her injuries, reported RCMP.

According to a press release from RCMP spokesperson Cpl. Laurel Scott Oct. 9, “The Wetaskiwin RCMP with the assistance of the RCMP Major Crimes Unit south are investigating the death of a 27 year old female.

“On September 26 at 1:30 a.m., the RCMP responded to a call to a residence where the 27-year-old female was located and transported to the hospital. On September 29, 2018 the female succumbed to injuries received and died while in the hospital. The RCMP Major Crimes Unit took carriage of the investigation.

“An autopsy was completed on October 2, 2018. The RCMP are working with the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner in Edmonton to determine the manner of death. The investigation remains ongoing and no further information is available at this time.”

Stu.salkeld@pipestoneflyer.ca

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