Update: RCMP arrest two suspects after dead body found near Cochrane

Investigation continues

The RCMP, with the help from the public, have located two suspects in relation to a dead body found recently near Spring Bank Airport.

The RCMP Major Crimes Unit obtained arrest warrants for two adults who were believed to be in possession of a stolen vehicle related to the earlier death investigation.

On Dec. 29, the Major Crimes Unit took carriage of an investigation into a male found deceased near Spring Bank Airport. On Dec. 31, an autopsy was completed and the manner of death was determined to be a homicide.

The victim’s car has not been recovered by the RCMP as of Jan. 5. Trista Nadene Tinkler, 34, and Robert Gordon Daignault, 51, the two suspects, were located in Edmonton, however the vehicle remains unknown.

The vehicle is described as a 2013 Kia Optima, bronze in colour, with Alberta license plate E22149.

No further information is available at this time in relation to the nature of these charges or the on going investigation. Identity of the victim has been confirmed. Police at this time are not releasing his name or particulars as the investigation continues.


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