Hobbema fire victims identified by RCMP

RCMP have released the names of three people killed in a Hobbema house fire last week.

RCMP have released the names of three people killed in a Hobbema house fire last week.

Chelsea Swampy, Daniel Larocque and Latashia Omeasoo were found dead on Sunday, Oct. 14, when Muskwachees Fire and Emergency Medical Services entered a Samson First Nation burning house.

All three victims are 25 or 26 years old and members of the Maskwacis community.

Provincial fire investigators and RCMP forensic and general investigation officers continue their investigation.

RCMP say there is no indication of criminal behaviour associated with the blaze.

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