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Homicide Section investigating death of male

For Immediate Release: 25-Jul-2020 @ 4:25 PM
MRU #: H20R015

The EPS Homicide Section is investigating the death of a male following a west Edmonton assault earlier this week.

At approximately 7:35 a.m. on Wednesday, July 22, 2020, West Division patrol officers responded to the report of an injured male at a motel in the area of 153 Street and 111 Avenue. Upon arrival officers located a male inside a suite suffering from life-threatening injuries.

Abdikhadar Aden, 31, was treated and transported to hospital by EMS where he succumbed to his injuries earlier today, Saturday, July 25, 2020. An autopsy has been scheduled for 9 a.m., Tuesday, July 28, 2020.

The investigation has confirmed that Aden was involved in an altercation at this location prior to police attendance. Anyone with information about this altercation can 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.

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