Edmonton homicide suspect turns himself in to police

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The Edmonton Polive announced Friday that the suspect wanted on Canada-wide warrant in connection with the homicide earlier this week, has turned himself in to police.

Donny Nathan Meeches, 31, turned himself in to police early Friday morning, Nov. 26, 2021, following a media release notifying the public of a Canada-wide warrant for his arrest, the Edmonton Police said ina statement.

Meeches has since been formally charged with second-degree murder in the death of a 31-year-old woman at a residence in northeast Edmonton on Sunday, Nov. 21, 2021.

He was wanted in connection with the incident which occurred approximately 8 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 21, 2021

The Northeast Division officers were called to the report of an injured female at a residence in the area of 139 Avenue and 35 Street.

Upon arrival, officers located the female and provided first aid; however, she succumbed to injuries at the scene.

An autopsy was completed by the Edmonton Medical Examiner’s office on Thursday, Nov. 25, 2021, and confirmed the 31-year-old woman’s death was a homicide.

The cause of death continues to be withheld for investigative reasons, the Edmonton Police added.

As the woman’s 11-year-old son was present at the time of her death, her name is being withheld to protect his privacy during this difficult time.

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