Man arrested in Alberta for North Battleford murder

RCMP are reporting a man wanted for a North Battleford homicide has been arrested in Alberta.

On July 8, Strathcona County RCMP in Alberta arrested without incident Michael Jordan White, a 32-year-old male who was wanted in relation to the homicide of Todd Stone. White has been charged with second-degree murder.

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RCMPOfficers from the Saskatchewan RCMP Major Crimes Unit North travelled to Sherwood Park to transport White to North Battleford, where he was remanded in custody until his scheduled appearance in provincial court on July 9.

Saskatchewan RCMP Major Crimes Unit North is thanking Strathcona County RCMP for their assistance in this investigation.

On Tuesday, May 12, 2020, at approximately 4:07 p.m., Battlefords RCMP received information from EMS of an adult male located inside a residence with significant head trauma. The residence was located on the 800 block of 110th St. in North Battleford.

Officers and EMS found  38-year-old Todd Levi Stone unconscious. He was transported to hospital in Saskatoon and was declared deceased on May 13, 2020.

That same day police learned about an altercation between Stone and another adult male. Based on that information, Saskatchewan RCMP Major Crimes Unit-North deployed a team to North Battleford and launched an investigation with the assistance of North Battleford Provincial General Investigative Section.

A forensic autopsy was completed on Tuesday, May 19 in which Stone’s death was determined to be a homicide.

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