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Beaverlodge RCMP and RCMP Major Crimes Unit investigate homicides

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BEAVERLODGE, A.B. – The Beaverlodge RCMP, Western Alberta District GIS, and RCMP Major Crimes South are continuing to investigate the deaths of two adult males.

On the morning of May 17, at 2:45 a.m., the RCMP were advised a male was dropped off at the hospital suffering from serious injuries. Those who brought the injured male to the hospital remained on scene while the victim received treatment. The 48-year-old male, identified as Derrick Ferguson, was pronounced deceased at the hospital.

Then later that morning at around 5:28 a.m., RCMP were dispatched to a residence on the Horse Lake First Nation where they located a male with severe injuries. The 28-year-old male, identified as Warren Lonnie Laboucan, had later succumbed to his injuries.

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The RCMP say autopsies have been completed at the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner and the manner of both deaths was a homicide.

The investigation is ongoing and it is believed these incidents are related.

If you have any information, you are being asked to call the Beaverlodge RCMP at 780-354-2485 or CrimeStoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS.

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