Lacombe man charged with counselling to commit murder

Investigation into case had been ongoing for several months

  • Aug. 4, 2016 10:00 a.m.

 

After an investigation of several months, Red Deer RCMP have charged a Lacombe man with counselling to commit murder.

On April 28th, Red Deer RCMP received information that led them to open an investigation regarding a man suspected of counselling to commit murder. As a result of the investigation, 51-year-old Robert John Bjorkman of Lacombe has been charged with one count of counselling to commit murder.

Red Deer RCMP arrested Bjorkman without incident on July 28th with assistance from Lacombe Police Service. Bjorkman has been remanded in custody; he made his first court appearance this morning, Aug. 2nd and will appear in Alberta Provincial Court in Red Deer again at 9:30 a.m. on Aug. 9th.

No further information will be provided on this matter as it is now before the courts.

Fawcett

 

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