RCMP Arrests Made in Homicide of Brando Walker


Calgary, Alberta – On March 10, 2015, RCMP ‘K” Division Major Crimes – South, took carriage of a homicide investigation from the Tsuu T’ina Nation Police Service, where the body of 18 year old Brando Walker was found on March 7, 2015.

To date, four individuals have now been identified as being responsible for the murder of Brando Walker:

1.    On March 19, 2015, Chad William Gosselin (21) of Calgary was charged with Accessory to the Murder of Brando Walker.  His next court appearance will be March 25, 2015 at Calgary Provincial Court.

2.    On March 19, 2015, investigators, after receiving support from the representing Crown Prosecutor were in the process of obtaining an arrest warrant for Jamison Edward Childress (20), of Prince George, B.C., for the First Degree Murder of Brando Walker when he was reported killed by U.S. Customs and Border agents who responded when a sensor along the USA/Canada border near Sumas, Washington was activated at around 2:30 p.m. that day. The RCMP assisted Whatcom County Sherriff’s Office (Bellingham, Washington) with identifying Childress together with Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development Canada.

3.    On March 20, 2015, investigators charged a fifteen-year-old male youth with the Second Degree Murder of Brando Walker. His next Court appearance will be March 24, 2015 at Calgary Youth Court.

4.    On March 21, 2015, investigators charged Dylan Steven Cameron (20) of Calgary with Manslaughter in relation to the homicide of Brando Walker.  His next court appearance will be on March 23, 2015 at Calgary Provincial Court.

This was a complex investigation with homicide investigators interviewing approximately one hundred individuals. Investigators were able to determine the murder of Brando Walker occurred at a residence in the Saddleridge neighbourhood of Calgary. This homicide investigation remains active and ongoing and no further information will be released at this time.  Further updates on this investigation will be made as developments arise pertaining to the investigation.