Man killed in street fight in Morinville [Updated]

By MorinvilleNews.com Staff

Morinville – A man in his 20s is dead following a street fight in Morinville Wednesday night. An autopsy conducted Thursday has lead the Medical Examiner to rule the death a homicide.

Police have revealed the deceased to be 20-year-old Morgan Drew Arcand-Faithful from the Alexander First Nation.
One adult male is currently in custody in relation to the incident; however, no charges have been laid at this time.
Morinville RCMP, along with RCMP Major Crimes Unit from Edmonton, continue the investigation into the death
They are asking anyone who may have seen Mr Arcand-Faithful during the evening of Apr. 4 to contact the Morinville RCMP at 780-939-4550.

The cause of Mr. Arcand-Faithful’s death has not been revealed by police to date.

Police received a report of a street fight in Morinville around 11:05 p.m. Apr. 4. On their arrival, they found a young male with a visible wound. He was treated by ambulance personnel but pronounced dead on the scene.

Morinville RCMP Staff Sargent Mac Richards said the man was discovered on 103rd Street in the area of Biddescombe Glass.

The homicide is the second investigated by the Morinville Detachment in the past year. In March of 2011 a suspicious death in Gibbons was declared a homicide. Three men, including a Morinville man, were later charged in relation to the incident.

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5 Comments

  1. Incredibly sad and horrifying news. My sincere condolences to the family of the deceased, a life ended far too soon. Also sad to ponder are the number of lives this will touch and shatter.

  2. Our society is getting so dark that there is no value being put on a human life. My prayers are going out to Mr Arcand Faithful, family at a very sad time as this.

  3. A terribly tragic happening; and in sleepy old downtown Morinville too.

    Yet one more reason to resurrect capital punishment, in my humble opinion.

    Sincere condolences to the family.

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