A man was arrested in Drumheller and charged with first degree murder over the weekend for a nearly decade old double homicide in Cranbook, BC, Global News and the Vancouver Sun reports.
Police arrested 30-year-old Sheldon Joseph Hunter in Drumheller in connection with the May 29, 2010 death of 43-year-old Leanne Laura MacFarlane, who was found dead after a shooting at a rural residence outside Cranbrook. Another man, Jeffrey Todd Taylor, 42, was found in critical condition and died a short time later. According to the Vancouver Sun, MacFarlane and Taylor died after being shot in a cabin they were renting.
Colin Raymond Correia, 41, was arrested in Edmonton on Saturday, June 9, followed by Hunter's arrest in Drumheller the following day.
The Vancouver Sun wrote that the men had a extensive criminal history, with Hunter being convicted in the past of assault, firearms offences, drug trafficking, possession of stolen property, uttering threats and escaping custody.
The men will be transported to Vancouver where they will appear in court on Wednesday, Global reports.