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Autopsy complete in Tuesday suspicious death

For Immediate Release: 02-Dec-2022 @ 5:51 PM
MRU #: H22R033-1 

An autopsy has been completed in the death of a male who was found deceased in an encampment on Tuesday afternoon.

The Edmonton Medical Examiner completed an autopsy today, Friday, Dec. 2, 2022, on Joseph Ross Gladue, 38. The cause of death is being withheld at this time for investigative reasons. The manner of death is pending, and Homicide Section continues to investigate the death as suspicious.

The death was originally reported to the city’s encampment team by an unidentified male. Detectives continue to seek out this male, as he may have information that could assist the investigation.

Anyone with information about this suspicious death 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.


On Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2022 at approximately 2:36 p.m., Downtown Branch officers responded to the report of a male who had been found deceased in an encampment near the walking path and LRT tracks in the area of 95 Street and 106 Avenue. (See previous news release.)


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