RCMP are investigating the death of a woman who was found injured on a gravel road near an Alberta reserve.
The woman, who Maskwacis RCMP originally thought was a teenager, has been identified as Christy Ramone Crane, 25 years of age.
Crane, of Maskwacis, succumbed to her injuries after being found on a rural gravel road on December 6th, near the Samson Cree Nation.
The RCMP is investigating her death, with an autopsy scheduled for Tuesday, December 8th. The family of Crane have been advised.
At this early stage the RCMP are not able to state if her death is criminal in nature, but is appealing to the public for any information they may have about the last hours leading up to the early morning discovery of Crane.
A photograph of Christy Crane was released to assist the public in determining if they can offer any assistance to the police in their inquiries.
Anyone with information is asked to contact the Maskwacis RCMP at 780-585-3767. Anonymous information can be submitted to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.
The Samson Cree First Nation is located about 95 kilometres south of Edmonton Alberta.