2 charged with murder in death of Saddle Lake First Nation man

Robert Stamp, in a photo supplied by St. Paul RCMP. Courtesy: RCMP

A man and a woman in their 20s have been charged with second-degree murder in the death of 25-year-old Robert Stamp on Nov. 8.

At approximately 4 a.m., St. Paul RCMP were called to a home on the on Saddle Lake First Nation, which is about 170 kilometres northeast of Edmonton, to reports of a shooting.

When they arrived, police could not find the victim, Robert Stamp, but did find “significant evidence at the scene that foul play was likely to have occurred,” RCMP said in a release.

That same day, RCMP asked for the public’s help finding Stamp. They said his 2009 silver Dodge Journey was found near Highway 15 west of Bruderheim between 4 a.m. and 7 a.m. and his disappearance was being treated as suspicious.

The RCMP’s Major Crimes Unit North took over the investigation.

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On Dec. 18, police arrested and charged Jordan Steinhauer and Sara Brertton, both 26, of Saddle Lake and Edmonton, with second-degree murder.

They’re both scheduled to appear in St. Paul Provincial Court on Thursday, Dec. 22.

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