09/19/2014 05:14 EDT | Updated 06/16/2017 01:02 EDT

Lethbridge police arrest man after issuing warrant for second-degree murder

LETHBRIDGE, Alta. - Police have arrested a man after issuing a warrant in the death of a 37-year-old southern Alberta woman.

Lethbridge police have charged Lucien Maurice Crane Chief, 40, with second-degree murder.

They say the arrest was made after receiving a tip from the public.

Police say Cynthia Badarm died of blunt force trauma in hospital earlier this week after being assaulted on a city street.