RCMP Alberta - On May 27, 2018 Spruce Grove RCMP investigated a report of a sudden death of a female at a residence in Spruce Grove. Further information regarding the sudden death was received by police and an arrest was made on May 28, 2018.
Robert Brian Joyes (74) was arrested and charged with 2nd degree murder of his spouse Freda Joyes (74). He was remanded into custody and the matter is now before the courts.
Given that the matter is now before the courts, the RCMP will not be providing additional information. RCMP would like to report that initially there was a publication ban in place.