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Attempted murder suspect arrested

Cochrane RCMP are asking for the public's help in location Malik Holloway, wanted in relation to attempted murder charges. Photo Submitted/For Rocky View Publishing

UPDATE: Holloway was apprehended in Morely Aug. 16, according to RCMP.

"Furthermore, on Aug.18, a second suspect – a 23-year-old male from Morley – was arrested by the Cochrane Crime Reduction and General Investigation Section and has charges pending,” an Aug. 17 Cochrane RCMP release stated.

The arrest was made through the joint efforts of the Cochrane RCMP detachment the Southern Alberta Crime Reduction Unit, according to police.

“The 33-year-old victim's condition has improved, [and the man] was released from hospital and continues to recover from his injuries,” the release stated.

Cochrane RCMP would like to thank the public for their assistance throughout this investigation.

ORIGINAL ARTICLE: Cochrane RCMP responded to a report of a man in serious medical distress Aug. 4, prompting a warrant for the arrest of Malik Holloway for attempted murder, according to a press release from the detachment.

"Upon arrival of the officers [to the scene on the Stoney Nakoda First Nation], it was determined that the male received serious injuries as the result of an assault," the release stated.

Holloway, 21, is described by police as Indigenous, with black hair and brown eyes. The Morley resident is approximately 160 pounds and five-foot-eleven. According to RCMP, he has several small tattoos on his face, including a one-inch cross under his left eye.

"The victim was transported to a Calgary area hospital with serious, undetermined injuries," the release stated.

Police encourage members of the public who have information about Holloway's whereabouts to contact the Cochrane RCMP detachment at 403-851-8000.

If you wish to remain anonymous, contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), online at or by using the "P3 Tips" app available through the Apple App or Google Play Store. 


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