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Edmonton man charged with first-degree murder after man found dead in Lloydminster

Police said Tuesday that a 28-year-old man was arrested in Calgary on April 27.
Police said Tuesday that a 28-year-old man was arrested in Calgary on April 27. Kirby Bourne/630 CHED

UPDATE: On May 31, 2019, the RCMP said an additional suspect had been arrested in connection with Dumont’s death. Mark Moran, 33, was arrested on May 30 and charged with first-degree murder. He is scheduled to appear in court in Lloydminster on June 4, 2019.

A 28-year-old Edmonton man has been charged in connection with the death of a 32-year-old man whose body was found in Lloydminster late last month.

On April 27, police were called to a residential neighbourhood in the area of 56 Avenue and 31 Street, where a man was found dead inside a vehicle.

READ MORE: Lloydminster RCMP investigate ‘suspicious’ death after man found dead in vehicle

On Tuesday, police identified the victim as Raymond Dumont. The cause of his death was not released by the RCMP.

Police said Tuesday that 28-year-old Christopher Andrew Hermkens was arrested in Calgary on April 27. He has been charged with one count of first-degree murder, police said.

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Hermkens remains in custody and was scheduled to appear in court in Lloydminster on Tuesday.

Lloydminster is located about 250 kilometres east of Edmonton.