Drumheller Institution inmates charged with murder

The RCMP Major Crimes Unit (MCU) South has laid first-degree murder charges against two inmates at the Drumheller Institution following a serious assault which occurred on Aug. 4, 2019.

At 7:34 p.m. on Aug. 4, Drumheller RCMP responded to a complaint of a stabbing at the Drumheller Institution.

Jason Tremblay, the 42-year-old victim was taken to an area hospital where he succumbed to his injuries.

On Aug. 5, RCMP MCU South attended the Institute along with the Calgary RCMP Forensic Identification Section to investigate and gather evidence.

An autopsy was completed the following day confirming the death was caused by stab wounds.

Two male inmates, 24-year-old Giovanni James Alexis and 23-year-old Richard George Paul have both been charged with first-degree murder in the death of Tremblay.

A court date has not yet been confirmed.

Further information will not be provided in relation to this incident.

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