Human remains were discovered in a vehicle found at the Widowmaker Trail Head in Kananaskis Country within the Bow Valley Provincial Park.

Cochrane RCMP were responding to a report of a suspicious vehicle on Friday at 10:15 a.m. when the discovery was made.

The Alberta RCMP Major Crimes Unit were called in to investigate with an autopsy scheduled for Monday, November 6.

The RCMP are looking for public assistance in the investigation and are asking for specific information. 

They are looking for any dash cam footage, which may show smoke from the area around Widowmaker Trail Head area around Highway 1 and Highway 40 between October 29th and November 3rd.

Widowmaker Trail Head is just north of Barrier Lake, off Highway 40.Widowmaker Trail Head is just north of Barrier Lake, off Highway 40.

If you have video or any information, please contact 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.

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