Calgary, AB,

Warrants issued for second-degree murder

PLEASE NOTE: Matthew CRANE-WATCHMAKER has been taken into custody.

The Calgary Police Service Homicide Unit has issued warrants for second-degree murder in the death of Darby Chase SHADE.

Christian WHITEBEAR, 25, and Matthew CRANE-WATCHMAKER, 19, were previously sought as persons of interest in the homicide that occurred in the community of Rosscarrock, on Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018. Warrants have now been issued for their arrest in relation to the murder. Detectives believe they are no longer within Calgary city limits and are seeking public assistance to locate them.

WHITEBEAR is described as Indigenous, approximately 5’11” tall and 190 pounds, with black hair and brown eyes.

CRANE-WATCHMAKER is described as Indigenous, approximately 5’10” tall and 140 pounds, with black hair and brown eyes. He also has a tattoo on the side of his neck.

Photos of WHITEBEAR and CRANE-WATCHMAKER are available on The City of Calgary Newsroom.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact the police non-emergency number, 403-266-1234, or Crime Stoppers.

TALK: 1-800-222-8477


Case #18024474/3321