Second Degree Murder Charge Laid in St. Paul Homicide

Second Degree Murder Charge in St. Paul Homicide

RCMP Major Crimes Unit

St. Paul, Alta. – An extensive investigation that spanned just over a year and involved several supporting Units has led the RCMP Major Crimes Unit to lay charges in the murder of Kimberly Cardinal.

Billy Joe Brertton (43) of Saddle Lake was arrested on July 14, 2020, and today was charged with second degree murder and improperly interfering with the human remains of Kimberly Cardinal.  A bail hearing was held and Brertton is remanded in custody.  His next court appearance is scheduled for July 23, 2020 in St. Paul Provincial Court.

No other suspects are being sought in this homicide.