26-year old Lawrence Leung allegedly murdered while protecting his girlfriend
Gleichen RCMP report a second woman, Allison Oldwoman, has been charged in connection with the stabbing death of 26-year old Lawrence Leung of Chilliwack, BC.
During the early morning hours of May 18, Gleichen RCMP responded to a disturbance at a home in Gleichen. When they arrived, they discovered Lawrence Leung and a woman suffering from stab wounds.
STARS Air Ambulance was called to transport Lawrence Leung to hospital, but while the emergency medical crew was en route to the scene, Mr. Leung succumbed to his injuries.
The woman who was injured was transported to hospital by ground ambulance and has been treated and since released for her wounds.
Police believe the injured woman and Lawrence Leung were in a romantic relationship. While the two were at the home in Gleichen, a disagreement allegedly broke out involving Leung’s girlfriend and two other women. It is alleged that the two accused were attempting to assault the girlfriend when Lawrence attempted to step in and help her. He was allegedly stabbed multiple times during the altercation.
Sgt. Patricia Neely of the RCMP says Gleichen RCMP, the RCMP Major Crimes Unit, Forensic ID Section, Police Dog Service and other RCMP units have been working on the investigation into the murder of the young man.
On May 20, Kristy Redgun of Siksika was arrested and charged with first degree murder. The RCMP have also charged 20-year old Allison Rose Oldwoman with first degree murder.
Neely says “Mr. Leung has no criminal record, and is not known to police. This incident is not believed to be related to gang violence or drugs”.
Insp. Garrett Woolsey of the RCMP adds “The quick resolution to this tragic incident is a direct result of cooperation between the communities of Gleichen, Siksika, and the RCMP. The RCMP would like to thank everyone for this support as it is vital to keeping our communities safe.”