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Calgary man charged with 1st-degree murder after body found outside city

Kyle Schuiling, 33, of Calgary was identified as a victim of a homicide after his body was found after a grassfire near the Tsuut'ina First Nation on Wednesday, April 3. Alberta RCMP/Provided

A Calgary man was charged with first-degree murder after human remains were found in Rocky View County last month.

On April 3, a body was found near Range Road 40 and Township Road 241 after the Tsuut’ina Nation Fire Department extinguished a grass fire in the area. Cochrane RCMP and the Tsuut’ina Nation Police Service were contacted and officers from both services arrived at the scene, according to a news release sent a day later.

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An autopsy was completed in Calgary on April 4 and police are treating the death as a homicide, the release said.

According to an Alberta RCMP release on Tuesday morning, officers charged a man in relation to the homicide on May 3.

Christopher Stack, 39, of Calgary, was charged with first-degree murder.

Police said Stack has been remanded after a judicial interim hearing and two court appearances. He is scheduled to appear in the Alberta Court of Justice in Calgary on May 27.

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