Suspicious death on First Nations Reserve

RCMP are investigating the suspicious death of a 53-year-old woman on the Ermineskin First Nations Reserve.

RCMP are investigating the suspicious death of a 53-year-old woman on the Ermineskin First Nations Reserve.

Maskwacis RCMP said emergency medical services was dispatched to a home on the reserve 20 km north of Ponoka on Saturday morning and found the woman dead.

Police were called to the scene and determined the death was suspicious.

RCMP from Maskwacis, its crime reduction unit, general investigative sections from Wetaskiwin and Red Deer and the Red Deer major crimes unit continue to investigate.

An autopsy has been scheduled in Edmonton for Tuesday morning.