Lethbridge woman’s death determined to be a homicide

RCMP have now ruled Victoria Joanne Crow Shoe’s death a homicide.

The 43-year-old’s body was found on Sept. 13 near Pincher Creek, Alta. along the shore of the Oldman River Reservoir at the Windy Point Campground.

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Lethbridge Regional Police originally reported Crow Show as missing on Sept.15, but eight hours later changed the status of the case after an autopsy from the Calgary medical examiner determined it was her body found at the campground.

The investigation was then handed over to RCMP, who concluded she was murdered.

Police are asking for anyone who may have knowledge of her activities and whereabouts prior to when she was last seen by associates on Aug. 31 to come forward.

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Crow Shoe is described as an Aboriginal woman from Lethbridge, 5’7″, 160 pounds, medium build, with brown eyes and long brown hair with highlights. There’s a possibility she may have been wearing eye glasses. She was last seen wearing a black “Fox Racing” pullover hoodie with black pants and carrying a purple bag, and/or over-the-shoulder duffle bag.

Anyone with information related to Crow Shoe’s activities, whereabouts, friends or acquaintances is asked to send an email to Cst. Allison Blue at In your email, police ask you to include your name, contact details and tip information. You can also call the Pincher Creek RCMP detachment at 403-627-6010. Anyone wishing to remain anonymous can call Crime Stoppers with information at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS).

Victoria Joanne Crow Shoe. Courtesy, RCMP Major Crimes Unit
Victoria Joanne Crow Shoe.

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