RCMP on Saddle Lake Cree Nation in Alberta are investigating after human remains were found in the North Saskatchewan River this weekend.
Police said RCMP in St. Paul were notified of remains found in the river on Saturday.
An autopsy found that the person was a victim of homicide, police said, adding the RCMP Major Crimes Unit has now taken over the investigation.
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Police said the identity of the deceased is known but is not being released at this time.
Anyone with information about the homicide is being asked to contact St. Paul RCMP at 780-645-8888 or submit anonymous tips on Crime Stoppers.