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Apparent murder-suicide of

elderly couple in Entwistle

On January 7, 2015, at approximately 1:30 p.m., RCMP Major Crimes from Edmonton and apparent murder-suicide, and no suspects are
Evansburg RCMP officers responded to a call for Edson Forensic Identification Services assisted sought in this matter.
service to a residence following a request to check Evansburg RCMP with the investigation, and it As of press time, the names of the deceased were
on the complainant's elderly parents at their home was observed that the couple died of apparent still being withheld as per the family's wishes.
in the Hamlet of Entwistle. Officers gained entry gunshot wounds. The cause of death has not yet been determined by
to the residence and found the couple already Upon police arrival the residence was secured the Office of the Medical Examiners, and
deceased within the residence. Both the man and from the inside with no sign of forced entry. Police autopsies are tentatively scheduled later
woman were 73 years old. investigation shows that these deaths are an Thursday, January 8.

Inspiring guest speaker at upcoming International Women’s Day

by Deanna Mitchener author on mentorship and gender equality for
women. She has an honest and global perspective on
Ladies of all ages, are you ready to be inspired? If the things that shape our lives from food to equality,
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The event will be taking place at the Red Brick Brenda will have a way to get into the heart of
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Guest speaker Brenda Schoepp will be talking and for the Edson and District Community Learning
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Patty Mohns staff at the
Adult Day Program with Bill
Schwab and Julie Pierog
on January 7. "We have
some adults that come just
for the exercise portion of
the program. We want to
encourage that and if
somebody wants to come
for half the day we will try to
accommodate their needs.
We are also a great
resource for respite for the
caregivers," said Mohns.
For more information call
780-723-4332. The
programs run Wednesday,
Thursday, and Fridays from
9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Photo Deanna Mitchener

(L to R) Cyb Crawford,
Merida Fowler, Wyn
Taylor, Don Butts,
Lorna Butts, and Helen
Chwyl enjoy some
conversations together
on January 7 at the
R e c y c l e D e p o t ' s
Seniors Day held the
first Wednesday of
each month.
Photo Deanna
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