Lloydminster RCMP issue arrest warrants in murder of Winnipeg man
RCMP taped off a second-floor hotel suite at the Best Lodge hotel in Lloydminster, Alta. after finding a Winnipeg man dead inside.
Published Sunday, January 13, 2013 11:10AM CST
Last Updated Monday, January 14, 2013 5:53PM CST
RCMP in Alberta have issued warrants for the arrest of two men wanted in connection with the homicide of a Winnipeg-area man.
Last month, 51-year-old Dustin Anthony Ferrante was found dead in a Lloydminster hotel room. Officials have not yet confirmed the cause of death but are treating it as a homicide. RCMP said Ferrante was just passing through the area when he was killed.
Two men are now facing charges, and the RCMP are asking for the public’s help finding them.
RCMP have laid second-degree murder charges against 27-year-old Damien James Mercer.
Another man, 34-year-old Jeremy James Fensom is facing multiple charges including aggravated assault, multiple counts of intimidating a justice system participant, forcible confinement and possession of a firearm.
RCMP said the whereabouts of the two men are not know, and that Fensom is also wanted on a Canada-wide warrant for violating parole.
Anyone with information is asked to call Lloydminster RCMP at (306) 825-6350 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477
Damien James Mercer, 27, has been charged with second-degree murder. RCMP have issued a warrant for his arrest. (photo provided by Lloydminster RCMP)
Jeremy James Fensom, 34, is wanted by RCMP for aggravated assault, multiple counts of intimidating a justice system participant, forcible confinement and possession of a firearm. (photo provided by Lloydminster RCMP)