Woman, 19, taken into custody in connection with suspicious death of Edmonton man


The Edmonton Police have taken a 19-year-old woman into custody following a suspicious death a 43-year-old man in southern quadrant of the city.

“At approximately 5:20 p.m. Friday, Oct. 8, 2021, Southwest Division officers responded to the report of an assault at a residence in the area of 109 Street and 67 Avenue,” the Edmonton Police said in a statement.

Upon arrival, officers located an injured 43-year-old male and provided first aid, the statement said, adding that the male was then transported to hospital; however, he succumbed to his injuries.

A 19-year-old female suspect was located nearby and taken into custody. Investigators have since confirmed the two are known to one another, and there is no concern for public safety at this time.

Homicide Section continues to investigate. An autopsy has been scheduled for Tuesday, Oct. 12, 2021.



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