There was a heavy police presence near Wetaskiwin on Highway 13 related to a white Ford F150. Roads were blocked and RCMP were armed and rifles drawn. Police confirm the Ford is the one stolen from Stettler. Photo submitted

UPDATE: RCMP confirm stolen Ford in suspicious death located

The intersection of Highway 13 and Road 254 had strong police presence and roads were blocked

Stettler RCMP confirmed that the arrest of four individuals Saturday night near Wetaskiwin were related to the stolen 2008 Ford F150 from Stettler involved in a suspicious death investigation.

Police did not confirm if the suspects in the vehicle were related to the suspicious death.

RCMP state that at about 8 p.m. the Ford was located, however, no details on how it was found or the subsequent arrest are provided.

Because of the investigation, two men and two women were taken into custody in relation to possession of property obtained by crime. RCMP said the investigation into the suspicious death continues so no names have been provided.

No further details are available at this time. When additional details become available, an updated media release will be completed.

Background

There was a heavy police presence on Highway 13, Saturday night, involving a white Ford F150.

It’s unclear the cause of the incident but RCMP were out in full force on Highway 13 and Range Road 254 at about 7:40 p.m. It’s unclear if this was related to the theft of a white Ford F150 earlier in the day from Stettler. Witnesses say the roads were blocked by police and there may be four suspects in custody.

The incident is still unfolding but it is also believed the Ponoka Integrated Traffic Unit helped locate the pickup. Witnesses state the pickup went northbound on Highway 2.

We will update as more information becomes available.

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