- The La Ronge RCMP and the Saskatchewan RCMP major crime unit are investigating the homicide of a woman in a home in Air Ronge, Saskatchewan.
The homicide of a woman in a home in Air Ronge, Saskatchewan, is being investigated by the La Ronge RCMP and the Saskatchewan RCMP major crime unit.
According to an RCMP release, the homicide occurred in a Waco Drive home on Saturday morning.
According to a previous press release, the police presence in the area has increased.
Investigators believe there may have been other property-related crimes in the area, and residents are encouraged to check their residences to see if they have been a victim.
The incident was described as “tragic and devastating” in a press release from the Northern Village of Air Ronge Council.
The release stated, “We are experiencing a vast range of feelings at this time.”
Residents are encouraged to seek mental health support from friends or neighbors.
“We recognize that there may be questions about this investigation; however, due to the investigation’s ongoing dynamic nature, the RCMP will release information as it becomes available.”
“We encourage everybody to exercise extreme precautions around their properties in these uncertain times and also in the future, with safety at the forefront of our brains.”
As “simple measures” for safety, residents must lock their gates, secure their property, turn on outside lights, and check in with neighbors.
Residents are encouraged to remain vigilant and report any suspicious activity to the La Ronge RCMP Detachment at 306-425-6730, Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477, or 911 in an emergency.
The major crime unit continues to investigate with the assistance of RCMP police dog services, RCMP historical scenario unit, technological crimes unit, and RCMP forensic identification assistance.
The RCMP did not reveal the victim’s identity or age.