October 5, 2016 12:06 am

21-year-old charged with 2nd-degree murder in death of northern Alta. man

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A 21-year-old man has been charged with second-degree murder in connection with the killing of a 26-year-old man found dead in Cadotte Lake, Alta. Monday.

RCMP said officers were called to a home in the community after receiving a report of a suspicious death. When they arrived, they discovered a man’s body. A suspect was arrested later on the same day.

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Timothy Williams, of Cadotte Lake, is accused of killing DeeDee Williams, also of Cadotte Lake.

Police did not provide details of how the man died but said an autopsy performed in Edmonton Tuesday determined the manner of death to be a homicide.

Mounties declined to release any further details.

Cadotte Lake is about a five-hour drive northwest of Edmonton.

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