Police are investigating a suspicious death in Stettler. (File photo by Advocate staff)

Police are investigating a suspicious death in Stettler. (File photo by Advocate staff)

Stettler RCMP investigate suspicious death

Police in Stettler are looking into the circumstances surrounding the death of a 44-year-old female.

RCMP say that on Oct. 26, around 10:14 a.m., they responded to a call to assist Emergency Medical Services (EMS) with a person in medical distress. Stettler RCMP and EMS attended a residence in Stettler. EMS declared one person deceased on scene.

Alberta RCMP Major Crimes attended and took over the investigation. The Alberta RCMP Major Crimes Unit, along with the assistance of Stettler RCMP and RCMP Forensic Identification Services, continue to investigate this suspicious death.

An autopsy is scheduled to be completed this week by the Calgary Office of the Chief Medical Examiner.