Two males arrested and charged with First Degree Murder in relation to disappearance Barry Goodswimmer

Two males arrested and charged with First Degree Murder in relation to disappearance Barry Goodswimmer

Two males have been arrested and charged in relation to the disappearance of a Sturgeon Lake man that was reported to police on the evening of June 16, 2019.

Allan Hamelin (22) and Harlin Martineau (39), both of Sturgeon Lake have been charged with the following:

  • First Degree Murder of Barry Goodswimmer
  • Kidnapping
  • Assault with a weapon

Both Hamelin and Martineau have been remanded into custody for a court appearance on June 24, 2019 at Grande Prairie Provincial Court.

The investigation is ongoing and the body of Barry Goodswimmer has yet to be recovered. The investigation has been assisted by Valleyview RCMP Detachment, Grande Prairie RCMP Forensic Identification Services, Grande Prairie RCMP Police Dog Services, RCMP Air Services, and Search & Rescue Teams from Grande Prairie and Valleyview.

There will be no further details released at this time.


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