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RCMP investigating homicide of 34-year-old man in Wetaskiwin

RCMP logo on patrol car.
RCMP logo on patrol car. The Canadian Press Images-Mario Beauregard

The RCMP Major Crimes Unit has been called in to investigate after a 34-year-old man was found dead Friday night in Wetaskiwin.

RCMP were called to a residence in the city around 10:00 p.m. to investigate a report of a body being found.

The victim was confirmed dead by officers when they arrived.

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Investigators were able to determine is was a homicide, but details on injuries or weapons would not be released to the public, RCMP said Saturday.

The RCMP Major Crimes Unit has now taken over the investigation.

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