Two dead after stabbing at Fox Creek work camp

Two people are dead after being stabbed at a work camp near Fox Creek Alberta.  The Fox Creek RCMP responded to a call at approximately 1:50 am Tuesday that a man armed with a knife was attacking people at the work camp.

Once the RCMP arrived on scene, they discovered two deceased people.  Officers then located the suspect and discharged their firearms.  The suspect was wounded and is being treated in hospital.

The Edmonton RCMP Major Crimes Unit is on scene and have taken over the double homicide investigation.  The victims have not been identified pending notification of next of kin.

The Alberta Serious Incident Response Team is investigating the discharge of the RCMP officers’ firearms. This is in accordance with their mandate to effectively, independently, and objectively investigate incidents involving Alberta’s police that have resulted in serious injury or death to any person as well as sensitive allegations of police misconduct.

Once more information is released we will update this story.

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