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Friend charged with double homicide for slayings of Native youth






Dylan Laboucan, 17, and Cory Grey, 19. Photo from In loving memory of Cory Grey and Dylan Laboucan / Facebook

The Royal Mounted Canadian Police announced an arrest in connection with a double homicide on the Whitefish Lake First Nation in Alberta.

Dylan Laboucan, 17, and Cory Grey, 19, had been reported as missing when their bodies were found at different well sites on the reserve. Both were shot and killed.

Edward Devin Boyce Gladue, 19, is now facing two counts of second-degree murder in connection with their deaths. He was a friend of the young couple and a cousin to Dylan, CBC News reported.

"He had the nerve to come to my residence and deny everything," Becky Thunder, Dylan's mother, told CBC. She said she had asked Gladue if he knew anything about her son's disappearance.

Read More on the Story:
Police charge friend of Alberta teen sweethearts with their killings (CBC 8/12)
Mother says arrest in case of slain northern Alberta teens ‘brings a little ease’ (Global News 8/12)
RCMP charge 19-year-old man in Whitefish Lake double homicide (The Edmonton Sun 8/12)
Suspect arrested in shooting murder of teen couple from Alberta First Nation (The National Post 8/12)
Residents of Whitefish Lake First Nation relieved by arrest in double-murder case (CBC 8/12)
19-year-old man charged in Alberta double homicide (CTV 8/12)

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