RCMP investigating human remains inside burning building in southern Alberta

Strathmore RCMP responded to a structure fire on a rural property in the early morning hours of Tuesday.

Human remains were located inside the burning structure. Major Crimes Unit (MCU) South were contacted and commenced an investigation. The Calgary RCMP Forensic Identification Section attended to assist with the examination.

On Wednesday, an autopsy was conducted at the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner in Calgary. Further investigation is being completed to identify the deceased person.

The cause of the structure fire remains under investigation by the district fire chief, Rocky View County.

An update will be provided when available.

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