A father is dead and his son is in custody after an incident in Lacombe County on Monday afternoon.
Rimbey RCMP said officers were called to a rural property at 4 p.m and found that 61-year-old Patrick Alexander Freeman had been seriously injured.
He was flown by STARS to Calgary’s Foothills Medical Centre in critical condition but later died.
The victim’s 28-year-old son, Patrick William Freeman, was quickly taken into custody and charged with first-degree murder of his father.
Patrick William Freeman, of Sylvan Lake, is expected to appear in court on Wednesday.