Edmonton, AB – (On December 19), the RCMP arrested Travis Vader pursuant to a warrant issued by the Alberta Court of Queen’s Bench on Dec. 19 in relation to the recommencement of proceedings by the Crown against Vader alleging he murdered Lyle and Marie McCann on July 3, 2010. Vader was arrested without incident and will be held in custody until he speaks to bail. He will appear to speak to these charges at Queens Bench in Edmonton at a date yet to be determined. We will provide an update to that information when it becomes available.
The homicide proceedings against Vader were stayed by the Crown in March 2014. The Crown can recommence proceedings within one year of a stay of proceedings.
The RCMP is unable to provide further public comment on this arrest. Media calls on this matter will not be returned.