1st-degree murder charge laid in death of Grande Prairie woman
RCMP are searching a landfill in Grande Prairie for the remains of a 26-year-old woman who they believe is the victim of a homicide.
Courtney Breanna Johnstone, 26, was reported missing by family and friends on Jan. 30.
On Tuesday, RCMP announced that a 21-year-old Grande Prairie man was charged with first-degree murder in her death.
Members of the Special Tactical Operations Team are now searching the Aquatera Waste Management Site.
The accused is scheduled to appear in court on Wednesday.