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Suspect in 2008 homicide arrested in B.C.

For Immediate Release: 01-Aug-2019 @ 2:38 PM
MRU #: H19R022   

The Edmonton Police Service has arrested and charged a 44-year-old man in connection to the 2008 shooting death of Scott Ladouceur.

Ladouceur, 24 years old at that time of his death, was shot while sitting in a parked vehicle on a road just west of the Evergreen Trailer Park in northeast Edmonton on the evening of July 2, 2008.

Another male sitting in the back seat of the vehicle identified as Marlon Williams, 22 years old at that time, also sustained multiple gun-shot wounds, but survived. The female driver was able to avoid being shot, and fled the scene, driving the two males to a nearby medical centre, where Ladouceur was pronounced deceased.

Believed to be drug related, Ladouceur’s shooting death was the city’s 14th homicide in 2008.

The primary suspect in the case, Theodore (‘Ted’) Gordon ALLARD, 44, was recently discovered residing in B.C.’s Fraser Valley, and was arrested and charged with first degree murder and attempted murder.

Allard, who was 33 years old at the time of the shooting incident, was brought back to Edmonton yesterday, Wednesday, July 31, 2019, where he remains in custody. No further information regarding the investigation is being released at this time, as the case in now before the courts.

The accused’s next court date is scheduled for Friday, Aug. 9th.

Background:
EPS Homicide Section detectives investigated the shooting in northeast Edmonton at 9:54 p.m. on Wednesday, July 2, 2008.

It was reported to police that a female driver dropped off two men in their 20s at a north-side clinic, after they were shot while sitting in their vehicle in the area of 167 Avenue and 18 Street, just west of the Evergreen Trailer Park. The two male victims were known to police. An autopsy undertaken in July 2008 confirmed that Ladouceur died from multiple gun-shot wounds, and the manner of death was homicide.



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