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RCMP Weekend Updates – Shooting and Arrest in 2006 Murder

Cochrane RCMP investigating shooting of four males at cemetery

Cochrane, AB –  Cochrane RCMP are investigating a shooting which occurred at approximately 3:35 pm this afternoon at the Muslim Cemetery east of Cochrane, Alberta on Highway 1A.

Police arrived at the cemetery to learn that those involved in the shooting had left the area.  Four male victims were identified and were at Calgary-area hospitals being treated for non-life-threatening injuries sustained in the incident.  All four victims had been taken to Calgary from Cochrane in personal vehicles by individuals who were at the cemetery prior to police attendance at the scene and not by ambulance.

Cochrane RCMP are actively investigating this matter and believe that this was not a random occurrence. The investigation has been front-end loaded with members from specialized sections such the RCMP Forensic Investigation Section and the Cochrane General Investigation Section (GIS) in addition to investigators from the Cochrane RCMP detachment.  Assistance from the Calgary Police Service is ongoing.

The RCMP is looking for your help in solving this crime. If you have any information about this or any crime, call the Cochrane RCMP Detachment at 403-851-8000, or if you wish to remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers.  At Crime Stoppers, you do not need to reveal your identity. Crime Stoppers does not subscribe to Call Display, Call Trace or tape any phone calls. If your information leads to an arrest, you may qualify for a cash award up to $2,000.00.  We want your tip, not your name. Call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS).

Additional details will be available through updates when the information has been confirmed by police.

Calgary RCMP arrest man for 2006 murder and issue arrest warrant for another

Eckville, AB –  It was on the evening of Oct. 24, 2006 that Bradley Webber was killed in his fifth wheel trailer in Eckville, Alberta.  Now, after a grueling investigation which spans almost ten years, the RCMP’s Major Crimes Unit – South, with the assistance of the Calgary Police Service Homicide Unit, has charged two men with first degree murder in relation to the death of Mr. Webber.  RCMP have arrested one man and a Canada-wide arrest warrant has been issued for another man accused in the homicide.

(Thursday), police arrested 44-year-old Shayne Earl Gulka of Lacombe.  He has been charged with the first degree murder of Bradley Webber as well as with the kidnaping of another individual.  He is scheduled to appear in provincial court in Red Deer on March 14, 2016 at 9:30 am.

Kevin Edward Brown, a 33-year-old man from Calgary, is wanted on one count of first degree murder in relation to the death of Mr. Webber and one count kidnaping involving another person.  A Canada-wide warrant has been issued for his arrest.  Brown is described as follows

BROWN, Kevin Edward_CPS 2014       Caucasian male

33-years-old

175 cms tall (5 ft. 9 ins)

81 Kg in weight (179 lbs.)

Blonde hair

Brown eyes

Marks: Moles on face, scar on forehead

Tattoos: Chinese symbol on left side of the neck, tribal design on right upper arm

The RCMP is asking for the assistance of the public in locating and apprehending Kevin Edward Brown, however, he should not be approached if seen.  Instead, the public is asked to call 911 should they see Brown.

If you have information on the whereabouts of Kevin Edward Brown, or information in relation to this homicide investigation,  please call the RCMP Major Crimes Unit – South at 403-519-7306 or 403-519-7307 .  If you want to remain anonymous, you can contact Crime Stoppers by phone at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), or by internet at www.tipsubmit.com. You do not have to reveal your identity to Crime Stoppers, and if you provide information to Crime Stoppers that leads to an arrest, you may be eligible for a cash reward.

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