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Local MLA offers condolences as RCMP investigation has family connection

Last Updated May 15, 2019 at 4:02 pm MDT

(Tom Ross - 660 NEWS)

RCMP Major Crimes Unit arrested and charged two men with manslaughter along with other charges stemming from a Timberlea home invasion in early May.

22-year-old Brent Goodridge is one of them.

His sister is Fort McMurray-Lac La Biche MLA, Laila Goodridge.

In a statement posted to her Facebook page, Laila Goodridge offered her condolences to the victim’s loved ones.

She also commended the work of the RCMP Major Crimes Unit on the case.

Goodridge said she will make no further comment as the investigation is ongoing.

RCMP charged Brent Goodridge and Nathan Gordey with manslaughter in the death of Brandon Stevens.

They also face charges of break and enter, and forcible confinement with a firearm.