Wood Buffalo RCMP are treating a fatal fight during the Labour Day long weekend as a homicide.
Shortly after 3 a.m. on Sept. 6, police were called to a Thickwood home after someone reported that Bradley Greene, 25, of Fort McMurray was seriously injured in a fight at a Thickwood home. The homicide was confirmed on Sept. 7. Cpl. Teri-Ann Bakker, spokesperson for Alberta RCMP, said Greene did not make the call.
Greene died from his injuries after he was taken to hospital. His family has been notified. Bakker said more information will be released as the investigation continues. The RCMP Major Crimes Unit from Edmonton has taken over the investigation.
Police are asking witnesses to come forward, especially if they have video surveillance or dash camera footage from the area bordered by Thickwood Boulevard, Romany Street, Thicket Drive and Silin Forest Road. The incident would have taken place between 2 a.m. to 4 a.m. on Sept. 6.
They are also asking anyone with information about the crime to contact the Wood Buffalo RCMP at 780-788-4040 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS). Tips to Crime Stoppers are always anonymous and can be sent to tipsubmit.com.
Scott McLean, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter, Fort McMurray Today