First-degree murder charges laid in shooting death of man from Cadotte Lake


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Peace Regional RCMP are investigating the shooting death of a man on Sept. 12., in Cadotte Lake Alberta.

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On Sept. 12 at 12:51 p.m., RCMP received a report of a male who had arrived at the Emergency Medical Services Station in Cadotte Lake, Alta., suffering from a gunshot wound. The victim was transported to hospital in Grande Prairie via STARS air ambulance where he later died of his injuries.

The investigation by Peace Regional RCMP determined the shooting took place at a residence on Cadotte Lake in the Woodland Cree First Nation. Alberta RCMP Major Crimes Unit took over the investigation.

Clint Carifelle (31) of Cadotte Lake was charged with first-degree murder in the death of Keith Carifelle (34) of Cadotte Lake on Sept. 14. The men were known to each other.

Following a judicial hearing, Clint Carifelle was remanded into custody and is scheduled to appear in Peace River Provincial Court on Sept. 27.

Cadotte Lake is located 480 km northwest of Edmonton.