A 53-year-old man from Hinton, Alta., has been charged in reference to the deaths of a 24-year-old girl and her 16-month-old little one, the RCMP introduced on Saturday.
In a information launch, police mentioned Robert Keith Main has been charged with two counts of homicide and one rely of committing an indignity to human stays in reference to the deaths of the mom and little one, who have been reported lacking on Thursday.
“Investigators have realized that Robert Main lived in the identical condominium complicated,” the RCMP mentioned of the connection between the suspect and the victims.
“No different connection has been recognized… between the victims and the perpetrator and police usually are not in search of every other suspects on this case.”
Police have launched few particulars concerning the case, together with the place the victims’ our bodies have been discovered, however mentioned officers grew to become concerned within the lacking individuals case at 6 p.m. on Thursday, after the pair have been final seen in Hinton.
The RCMP mentioned autopsies have been to happen this weekend.
Whereas no different suspects are being sought, police mentioned their investigation into the homicides is ongoing and anybody with data is requested to contact the Hinton RCMP detachment at (780) 865-2455 or to name Crimestoppers at 1-800-222-8477.
“This tragic lack of life is extremely tough for all concerned, particularly the household of the victims,” the RCMP mentioned on Saturday.
“The household has requested for privateness to grieve right now and (out) of respect for the desires of the household, the names of the deceased is not going to be launched by the RCMP.”
Main has been remanded into custody and is scheduled to make his first court docket look on Tuesday in Edson, Alta.
Hinton is positioned simply exterior of Jasper Nationwide park, about 287 kilometres west of Edmonton.
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