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Homicide detectives seek witnesses, video in hit-and-run

For Immediate Release: 26-Jun-2020 @ 3:20 PM
MRU #: H20R011

The Edmonton Police Service is investigating a hit-and-run collision that resulted in the death of a male. 

Yesterday, Thursday, June 25, 2020 at 1:20 a.m., police responded to a report of a hit-and-run collision between a vehicle and a male on 107 Avenue between 101 and 102 Street.

Upon arrival, officers located a 31-year-old male with life-threatening injuries. He was treated and transported to hospital, where he succumbed to his injuries today.

Investigating officers learned that there was an altercation prior to the collision, and the death has been deemed suspicious. Homicide Section has since taken over the investigation. This event is not believed to be random.

Investigators are looking for witnesses to the incident and dash camera footage from vehicles travelling in the area of 107 Avenue and 102 Street between 1:05 a.m. and 1:20 a.m. on Thursday, June 25, 2020.

Anyone with information is asked 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.p3tips.com/250.

An autopsy has been scheduled for Tuesday, June 30, 2020. No further information is available at this time.

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Please contact Cheryl Voordenhout at (780) 421-3507 for more information.

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