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Grande Prairie RCMP arrest man after father murdered

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A Grovedale man has been charged with first degree murder in the death of his father.

Grande Prairie RCMP arrested Matthew Crichton after they were called to a home near Grovedale, at noon on Friday where they found Alex Crichton dead.

The 73 year-old’s cause of death has not been released as the Medical Examiner’s office will be conducting an autopsy on Tuesday.

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Police say they are continuing to process the home for evidence.

The 27 year-old Crichton was remanded in custody after a judicial interim release hearing was held.  He is scheduled to appear in the Grande Prairie Provincial Court on Wednesday.

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