South Peace News
The Alberta RCMP Major Crimes Unit has taken over the investigation of a man found dead in downtown Peace River Aug. 1.
Peace Regional RCMP report they received a call of an unresponsive male in the area of 99 Street and 100 Avenue.
Dead is Fred Whitehead, 44.
Derek Harold Ward, 36, is charged with second-degree murder.
Ward was brought before a justice of the peace and remanded into custody, He will appear in court Aug. 14 to answer to the charge.