June 21, 2018 5:32 pm

Autopsy determines Lessard Lake, Alta. resident victim of homicide

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Mayerthorpe RCMP are investigating the death of a 57-year-old man northwest of Edmonton.

Police were called to a cabin at Lessard Lake at around 7 p.m. on Saturday, June 16 where they found the man’s body.

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An autopsy was conducted at the office of the chief medical examiner in Edmonton on Wednesday and it was determined Peter Joseph Kaminski was the victim of a homicide.

Kaminski was the only person who lived in the cabin, RCMP said.

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RCMP Major Crimes South are involved in the investigation.

Police are asking anyone with information about the investigation or the victim to contact Mayerthorpe RCMP or Crime Stoppers.

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