Strathmore RCMP Investigating Death – Update

Strathmore, Alta. – On March 17, 2019, at approximately 3:30 a.m., Strathmore RCMP responded to a call of a male who had been shot in his vehicle.

Police and EMS arrived on scene and discovered a deceased male.

An autopsy was completed on March, 19, 2019 by the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner in Calgary. The manner of death has been ruled a homicide. The victim has been identified as Christian William White (24) of the Siksika Nation.

RCMP Major Crimes South took carriage of the investigation, and as a result have arrested and charged two adult males.

Kody Allan Giffen (22) and Brandon Daniel Giffen (25) both of Strathmore have been charged with first degree murder.

Kody Giffen has been remanded into custody after a court appearance and will be appearing in Starthmore Provincial Court on April. 2, 2019.

Brandon Giffen remains in custody with a court date yet to be determined.

As this matter is now before the courts no further details will be provided.