The Alberta RCMP Major Crimes Unit is investigating a homicide in Gleichen.

At around 7:20 p.m. on April 24, Gleichen RCMP responded to a report from EMS of an unresponsive male.

The man was deceased when officers arrived and appeared to have sustained injuries from an assault.

From there, the Major Crimes Unit took over the investigation.

An autopsy was performed earlier today (April 25), and the man's cause of death was deemed to be a homicide.

Anyone with information on the incident is asked to contact the Gleichen RCMP detachment at (403) 734-3056 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or online at