Fort McMurray RCMP investigating homicide of 17-year-old


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Alberta RCMP Major Crimes Unit and Wood Buffalo RCMP continue their investigation into the homicide of a teen.

Wood Buffalo RCMP responded to a call for assistance at 9:30 p.m. Thursday. Upon arrival Keelin Kortzman, 17,  was found deceased along Gregoire Lake, North of Highway 881. Fort McMurray Fire and EMS accompanied the RCMP to the scene.

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The investigation is continuing with assistance from Wood Buffalo RCMP General Investigations Services, Forensic Identification Services and Alberta RCMP Major Crimes Unit.

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The deceased was taken to the office of the Chief Medical Examiner who has deemed the death a homicide.

Police are seeking assistance from the public who can provide tips to assist in the investigation.

RCMP are asking to speak to and request vehicle dash cam footage from those individuals who were travelling on Highway 881 through Fort McMurray 468 First Nation (Gregoire Lake Reserve) and Anzac on Sept. 14, 2023, between 6 a.m. and 11 a.m.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact the Wood Buffalo RCMP at 780-788-4040. To remain anonymous, contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), online at or by using the “P3 Tips” app available through the Apple App or Google Play Store.

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