The Alberta RCMP Major Crime Unit are seeking the public’s assistance to locate a man charged with second degree murder.

On May 8, 2023, Rocky Mountain House RCMP responded to a report of a shooting on the O’Chiese First Nation. On arrival, 31 year-old Brett Roan was found deceased. An autopsy was conducted on May 9, 2023 at the Calgary Medical Examiners officer and the death was deemed a homicide.

The Alberta RCMP Major Crimes Unit has obtained an arrest warrant for 25-year-old Boyd Beaverbones, a resident of the O’Chiese First Nation, for one count of Second Degree Murder. Boyd Beaverbones remains at large and investigators are asking for the public’s assistance to locate him.

Boyd Beaverbones is described as:

  • 5’10” tall
  • 155lbs
  • Black hair
  • Brown Eyes
  • Medium Complexion
  • Has a prosthetic left leg

Boyd Beaverbones may be in the Sunchild/O’Chiese, Rocky Mountain House or Red Deer areas. He may be armed and dangerous and should not be approached. Anyone with information on the whereabouts of Beaverbones is asked to call the Rocky Mountain House RCMP at 403-845-2881. If you wish to remain anonymous, you can contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), online at or using the “P3 TIPS” app available through the Apple App or Google Play Store.

Wanted poster.