Just before 8:00am on March 17, 2015, the Wood Buffalo RCMP officers were called to Mustang Road in Fort McMurray where EMS was on scene with a 26-year-old man who had been a victim of an aggravated assault. The man was transported to the local hospital where he later died. Autopsy results determined the cause of death was due to a stab wound.
On Tuesday April 7th, 2015, police arrested 19 year old Nigel LaFrance of Fort McMurray without incident.
Nigel LaFrance has been charged with;
– One Count of First Degree Murder.
– One Count of Robbery with a Weapon.
– One Count of Carrying a Weapon for a Dangerous Purpose.
Mr. LaFrance has been remanded into custody until his first court appearance in Fort McMurray Provincial Court on Monday April 13th, 2015.