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Human remains found in burnt vehicle in Sturgeon County

The RCMP is asking to speak with anyone who was in the area of 66 Street between Anthony Henday and Valour Avenue on April 5, between 10 and 11 p.m.
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St. Albert RCMP cruisers at headquarters station. FILE PHOTO/St. Albert Gazette

The Alberta RCMP's Major Crimes Unit is asking for public help after human remains were found in a burnt vehicle in Sturgeon County on Tuesday.

Just after midnight on April 6, Morinville RCMP were called to a complaint of a suspicious death in the area of Range Road 242 (66 Street) just south of Township Road 542. An autopsy is scheduled for later this week and no cause of death has yet been determined.

The RCMP is asking to speak with anyone who was in the area of 66 Street between Anthony Henday and Valour Avenue on April 5, between 10 and 11 p.m. The RCMP is also looking for any dash cam footage or information on suspicious vehicles or people who may have been in the area at the time.

Anyone with information can contact the Morinville RCMP at 780-939-4520 or their local police. If you wish to remain anonymous, you can contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), online at www.P3Tips.comor by using the "P3 Tips" app available through the Apple App or Google Play Store.