Suspicious Death

The Medicine Hat Police Service Major Crime Section is currently investigating the suspicious death of a 38-year-old male, who died in a Calgary hospital on June 24, 2018.

Investigators are attempting to determine whether or not the victim’s injuries may have been as a result of one or more altercations that he was involved in on June 21, 2018 at around 2:00 AM in the area of the Cecil Hotel, located at 733 4th Street SE, Medicine Hat, AB. The male sought treatment for his injuries on June 22, 2018 and returned for additional treatment on June 23, 2018.  The male was later transported from Medicine Hat to a Calgary hospital.  Police were notified of the death on June 24, 2018.

Police are asking the public for assistance. Anyone who may have any information that could assist with this investigation is asked to contact the Medicine Hat Police Service at 403-529-8481 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS).

Media Contact:

Inspector Joe West
Operational Services Division
Medicine Hat Police Service
Ph; 403-529-8410