More details have been released for an investigation following the Cochrane RCMP finding human remains in a truck. The vehicle was found at the Widowmaker Trail Head in Bow Valley Provincial Park in the fall of 2023.

Since the discovery, the Alberta RCMP Major Crimes Unit (MCU) has continued to investigate and after performing an autopsy on Nov. 6, 2023, the manner of death was determined as a homicide.  The autopsy also confirmed the remains were those of a male.

Alberta RCMP MCU is seeking the public’s assistance to identify the male.  

"The remains were located inside a white 1998 Dodge Ram, bearing Alberta licence plate CNF1057." reads a release from Alberta RCMP MCU. "This truck was stolen from the Dalhousie neighbourhood in Northwest Calgary in the early morning hours of Oct. 24, 2023."

If anyone has any information regarding this incident, please call Cochrane RCMP at 403-851-8000, or your local police. If you wish to remain anonymous, you can contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), online at <> or by using the "P3 Tips" app available through the Apple App or Google Play Store.