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Man charged in stabbing deaths at oilsands work camp

RCMP say a 37-year-old man and a 50-year-old woman were stabbed June 30 at an oil industry camp near Fox Creek, Alta.



FOX CREEK, Alta.—An Edmonton man has been charged in the deaths of two people at a work camp in northwestern Alberta.

RCMP say a 37-year-old man and a 50-year-old woman were stabbed early Tuesday morning at the oil industry camp near Fox Creek, Alta.

Mounties shot and wounded a suspect at the camp, known as Berland Open Lodge.

The camp is operated by Canada North Group Inc., which issued a statement on behalf of one of its companies called DJ Catering Ltd., expressing condolences.

Daniel Goodridge, who is 28, is charged with first- and second-degree murder, interfering with human remains and three counts of assault with a weapon.

He is scheduled to appear in Fox Creek provincial court on July 27.

The Alberta Serious Incident Response Team is investigating the police shooting of the suspect, while RCMP are investigating the deaths.

Fox Creek is 260 kilometres northwest of Edmonton.

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