August 22, 2014 5:31 pm

17-year-old arrested after body found in Mackenzie

RCMP say they were called to the property on Saturday. A 17-year-old youth was taken into custody under the Mental Health Act.

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UPDATE: The deceased man has been identified as 49-year-old Maurice Wallace of Mackenzie.

An autopsy has been conducted this week and police are not releasing the findings. 

No charges have been laid.

Mackenzie RCMP are investigating a suspicious death after a body was found a property on the east side.

RCMP say they were called to the property on Saturday, August 16. A 17-year-old youth was taken into custody under the Mental Health Act.

Police don’t believe the incident is random, and no charges have been laid. The victim has not yet been identified and an autopsy will be conducted soon.

 

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