A 44-year-old man from B.C. is dead after a serious assault in a hamlet located immediately south of Edmonton, RCMP say.
Leduc RCMP were called at around 3 p.m. Sunday after receiving a call about an aggravated assault in Nisku, Alta., a community and industrial park bordering Edmonton's city limits.
On reaching the scene at Sparrow Drive near Airport Road, they found a "victim of a serious assault," RCMP said in a news release.
Patrick Ford from Port Alberni, B.C., died from his injuries.
A 33-year-old woman from Lac La Biche, Alta., has been charged with second-degree murder and is scheduled to appear in Leduc Provincial Court on Thursday.