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Charges laid in death at Edmonton Institution

For Immediate Release: 02-Aug-2022 @ 2:41 PM
MRU #: H22R019-1

EPS Homicide Section has charged three men in the death of an inmate at the Edmonton Institution. 

Cody Nicholls, 23, Brandon Newman, 21 and Dakota Cappo, 29 are all facing first-degree murder charges in the death of Bretton Fisher, 33.


At approximately 5:40 p.m., on Wednesday, July 27, 2022, police responded to the report of an injured male at the Edmonton Institution. When officers arrived, they found Bretton Fisher, 33, with life-threatening injuries. He was treated on scene by paramedics, but succumbed to his injuries.

A Friday, July 29, 2022 autopsy determined that Fisher died of a stab wound, and the manner of death was homicide.


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