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Suspect arrested in December 3 homicide

For Immediate Release: 13-Jan-2020 @ 9:39 AM
MRU #: H19R031-3

The Edmonton Police Service Homicide Section has arrested a 31-year-old male in connection with the shooting death of a man in central Edmonton in early December.

On the afternoon of Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2020, Michael Tyrel Arnold, 31, was arrested without incident at a residence in central Edmonton. Arnold was wanted in relation to the shooting death of 45-year-old Arthur Charles Edward Beauchamp on Dec. 3, 2019. 


Arnold is charged with second degree murder and breach of firearms prohibition order (x3). 


Police are not looking for additional suspects in relation to this homicide.



On Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2019 just after 10 a.m., Downtown Division patrol members responded to a 911 call regarding a family dispute at an apartment building near 103 Avenue and 115 Street.

Upon arrival, police and paramedics discovered Beauchamp in medical distress outside the apartment complex.

Paramedics treated and transported him to hospital, where he succumbed to his injuries.

On Friday, Dec. 6, 2019, autopsy results confirmed Beauchamp died from a gun-shot wound, and the manner of death was homicide.

On Thursday, Dec. 12, 2019, the EPS issued a request for public assistance in locating Michael Tyrel Arnold, 31 in connection with the homicide.


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

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