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Police investigating human remains discovered in west-end alley

For Immediate Release: 16-Aug-2019 @ 5:36 PM
MRU #: H19R023

The Edmonton Police Service Homicide Section is investigating the circumstances surrounding human remains that were discovered in a Sherwood neighbourhood alley Thursday morning in west Edmonton.

Citizens walking in an alley west of 149 Street between 92 and 93 Avenue discovered the remains yesterday morning, Thursday, Aug. 15, 2019.

The Edmonton Medical Examiner conducted an autopsy on the remains earlier today, the results of which are not being released at this time for investigative purposes.

Homicide detectives are circulating a poster to residents in the area regarding their investigation. They would like to speak with anyone who may have been travelling through that alley on Aug. 14-15 that may have witnessed any suspicious behaviour of individuals and/or unfamiliar vehicles in that area.

Investigators are also looking for any residential surveillance video or dash cam video of the alley in that area, which may help progress their investigation.

Police are urging anyone with information about this incident to contact police  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


Please contact Patrycja Mokrzan at (780) 421-2663 for more information.

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