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Westlock Teen Facing Second-Degree Murder Charge

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August 6, 2019 at 10:34 am - Home, MyTownToday.ca
By Erika Chorostil

A Westlock teenager is facing a murder charge in a homicide investigation that occurred last week in Westlock.

Westlock RCMP responded to a residential 911 call in the early morning hours of August 2nd for reports of a man being shot. When police arrived they found a 62-year-old man deceased, as a result of a gunshot wound.

A 17-year-old male has been charged with second-degree murder in relation to the investigation. His name cannot be released under the Youth Criminal Justice Act, and the name of the deceased is also not being released.

Police say the teenager and the deceased man were known to each other.

The youth remains in custody and is scheduled to appear in Westlock Provincial Court on August 7th.

 

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