Suspect arrested in Maskwacis murder

Accused to appear in Wetaskiwin court Dec. 1

A murder suspect was arrested on Friday in Wetaskiwin in connection with the death of a 27-year-old Maskwacis man.

Allan Joseph Soosay, 26, faces charges of second-degree murder, assault with a weapon, and assault causing bodily harm.

Early in morning on Nov. 11, Maskwacis RCMP responded to a report of two men attacked with edged weapons. A 22-year-old man, of Maskwacis, had non-life-threatening injuries and the other died of his injuries later that morning at Ponoka Hospital and Care Centre.

Soosay was denied bail and remanded into custody. He is scheduled to appear in Wetaskiwin provincial court on Dec. 1.

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