RCMP are investigating the alleged unlawful sale and illegal slaughter of animals throughout southern Alberta. 

"In November of 2023, RCMP Livestock Unit initiated an investigation into unlawful livestock dealing and the illegal slaughter of sheep and goats in Southern Alberta. This investigation involves a number of individuals, many rural locations, and a number of stores in the City of Calgary." stated the RCMP in a news release. 

Mounties have notified Alberta Health Services of seven stores that are being investigated. 

No other details are available at this time.