RCMP Major Crimes looking for help in break & enter and suspicious death near Esterhazy

Shortly after 4:00 a.m. February 10, 2023, Esterhazy and Broadview RCMP received a report of a break and enter and suspicious death at a residence approximately 20 kilometers south of Stockholm and Esterhazy.

Initial investigation has determined three males broke into a residence. An adult male who lived at the residence was located deceased at the scene by police. His death is considered suspicious. An adult female was injured and was transported to hospital for medical treatment. The suspects stole at least one firearm from the residence, stole the home owner’s vehicle and left the scene.

The stolen vehicle was located abandoned on a nearby grid road, on fire.

We do not have any descriptors or other information to provide to the public at this time. The investigation is in its initial stages and is currently active and ongoing.

We ask the public to remain vigilant and report any suspicious activity or information to police immediately by calling 911 or your local RCMP detachment or police service.

As a safety precaution the MacDonald School in Stockholm, PJ Gillen School in Esterhazy, the Esterhazy High School and the Grayson School have all been placed in hold and secure.

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