12/17/2015 02:31 EST | Updated 12/17/2015 02:59 EST

Amber Diebert, Jody Topilko, Found Dead; Mark Phillips Charged With Murder


GRANDE PRAIRIE, Alta. — RCMP have arrested a suspect in the deaths of two women in northwestern Alberta.

The body of Amber Dawn Diebert, who was 25, was found in a rural area last Friday outside of Grande Prairie.

Police say Jody Michelle Topilko, a friend of Diebert who was last seen on Nov. 29, is also dead.

No other information about Topilko, who was 30, was released.

Mark Phillips of Grande Prairie, who is 28, has been charged with two counts of second-degree murder.

He is to appear in Grande Prairie provincial court on Monday.

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