Alberta man charged with homicide after ‘bodily confrontation’ leads to gunshots on rural street


EDMONTON— A person has been charged with two counts of second-degree homicide within the killing of a pair of males who had been discovered shot to loss of life on a spread street northeast of Edmonton.

Maurice Cardinal, 57, and Jacob Sansom, 39, had been discovered lifeless final week after struggling gunshot wounds close to Glendon, a village in japanese Alberta.

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The RCMP have charged Anthony Bilodeau, 31, with two counts of second-degree homicide after an investigation decided “bodily confrontation” occurred on a rural street.

Police alleged in an announcement that, at round 9:30 p.m. on March 27, two automobiles got here to a cease and that issues obtained heated verbally, then bodily. A 3rd automobile pulled up and “a number of pictures had been fired by the accused, which resulted within the loss of life of the victims,” police stated.

A citizen would later report seeing the 2 our bodies outdoors of a parked truck to police. An post-mortem revealed the deaths to be homicides, police stated.

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Police stated they acquired ideas from the general public and tracked down Bilodeau, who turned himself in and had the fees laid towards him.

Bilodeau was remanded into custody. He’s set to look in St. Paul provincial court docket on April 9. Police say they’re persevering with the investigation.

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