Hinton man charged with second degree murder of a woman and her toddler: Alberta RCMP


The Alberta RCMP announced Saturday that they have charged a 53-year-old man with second degree of a woman and her toddler in Hinton.

“Robert Keith Major (age 53) from Hinton, has been charged with two counts of 2nd degree murder and 1 count of indignity to human remains,” the Major Crimes Unit of Alberta RCMP said in a statement.

The statement further added Robert Major has been remanded into custody and is scheduled to make his first court appearance on Tuesday, September 21, 2021 at 10:00 am in Edson Provincial Court.

Investigators have learned that Robert Major lived in the same apartment complex as the 24-year-old female victim and her 16-month-old child, the Alberta RCMP said.

The Alberta RCMP also added that no other connection has been identified by between the victims and the perpetrator and police are not seeking any other suspects in this case.



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