Prime Minister and officers to mourn Mountie in St. Albert


Global News

ST. ALBERT, Alta. – Mourners including Prime Minister Stephen Harper will attend a regimental funeral service today in Alberta for RCMP Const. David Wynn.

Wynn died from injuries after he and auxiliary Constable Derek Bond were shot earlier this month in a casino in St. Albert by Shawn Rehn, a man they were trying to apprehend while investigating a stolen truck.

Rehn was later found dead of an apparent suicide.

RCMP Staff Sgt. Major Doug Pack told a news briefing Saturday that officers from many different police forces were expected to take part in a procession to the church in St. Albert prior to the funeral.

Pack said it would likely include everyone from border guards, wildlife and conservation officers, to municipal and provincial police from other provinces, and even officers from the United States.

Wynn, who was 42, was born in Newcastle, NB, and leaves a wife and three…

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