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Police investigating suspicious death near new arena

For Immediate Release:21-Feb-2016 @ 9:48 AM
MRU #:H16R005

The Edmonton Police Service is investigating a suspicious death that occurred early Sunday morning in the city’s downtown area.

Downtown Division patrol members responded to a 911 call for assistance at approximately 12:35 a.m. today, Sunday, Feb. 21, 2016. It was reported to police that a male in his 40’s was rushed to hospital by paramedics, following an altercation with another individual(s).

The complainant has since died in hospital.

An autopsy has yet to be scheduled, and no further details will be released until next of kin have been notified.

Police encourage anyone with information about this incident to contact the EPS at 780-423-4567 or #377 from a mobile phone. Anonymous information can also be submitted to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or online at www.tipsubmit.com/start.htm.

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Please contact Scott Pattison at (780) 421-3553 for more information.

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