Wetaskiwin RCMP have charged a suspect in the stabbing death of a 29-year-old man. (File photo by Advocate staff)

Wetaskiwin RCMP have charged a suspect in the stabbing death of a 29-year-old man. (File photo by Advocate staff)

Central Alberta RCMP investigate homicide

Suspect charged with first degree murder

A 29-year-old man died after he was stabbed behind a Wetaskiwin night club early Tuesday morning and a suspect has been charged with first degree murder.

Wetaskiwin RCMP said a report of a stabbing behind The Old Garage Bar came in at 2:25 a.m. and Colter Jared Buffalo was found seriously injured. He was taken to Wetaskiwin Hospital and died.

Police said investigators on scene quickly identified and arrested a suspect.

A 31-year-old man, of no fixed address, was charged with first degree murder and remanded into custody. He is scheduled to appear in Wetaskiwin Provincial Court on March 31, 8:30 a.m.

As this matter is now before the courts, no further information will be released by police.

RCMP continue to look for witnesses so if anyone has information about this incident, they are asked to call Wetaskiwin RCMP at 780-312-7267. To remain anonymous, contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), on line at www.p3tips.com or by using the “P3 Tips” app available through the Apple App or Google Play store.



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