An Edmonton man who allegedly has ties to the White Boy Posse gang has been charged with murder in unrelated cases from 2008 and 2012.

Joshua Petrin, 31, is charged with first-degree murder in the death of Bryan Gower, 35, whose body was found on a rural road near Kitscoty in September 2012.

He is also charged with second-degree murder in the shooting death of Mitchell Chambers, 23, in December 2008.

Chambers was found dead in a truck parked on the side of the road near 188 Street and 47 Avenue.Police say Chambers was shot when he drove to a woman’s house to take her to a movie.

They allege Petrin walked up to Chambers and shot him while he was waiting. They say he used to have a relationship with the woman.

Petrin was arrested in Regina where he is being held on unrelated murder charges at the remand centre.

Petrin faces a first-degree murder charge in the death of Lorry Ann Santos, a Saskatoon mother of four, who was shot dead after answering a knock at her door.