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Police investigate suspicious death in west Edmonton

For Immediate Release:08-Nov-2017 @ 11:04 AM
MRU #:H17R43

The Edmonton Police Service Homicide Section is investigating a suspicious death that occurred in west Edmonton last night, Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2017.

Just before 9:30 p.m., West Division officers responded to a call for assistance from EMS about a disturbance at a residence in the area of 87 Avenue and 178 Street.

 

Upon arrival, police found an injured male. EMS treated and transported the male, who is in his late 50s, to hospital where he was pronounced deceased.

 

A female was arrested on scene and is currently in custody.

 

The male and female are known to each other. Next of kin has not yet been notified.

 

An autopsy is scheduled for 9 a.m. tomorrow morning, Thursday, Nov. 9, 2017.

 

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 Noreen Remtulla at (780) 421-3552 for more information.

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