RCMP in Hinton have identified the human remains found earlier this year as 25-year-old Nature Duperron from Athabasca.
Police said her family had reported her missing on April 15. A missing person investigation found she was last seen in Edmonton earlier that month.
An autopsy conducted on April 25 by the Chief Medical Examiner’s Office did not find a cause of death but the RCMP Major Crimes Unit is treating her death as a homicide.
No other information has been released.
Anyone with information is asked to call RCMP in Hinton at 780-865-5544 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS).