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Police charge man following fatal altercation

For Immediate Release: 02-Oct-2019 @ 3:01 PM
MRU #: H19R025-1

The Edmonton Police Service Homicide Section has charged a man in relation to the death of a 34-year-old male earlier this week.

At approximately 10:30 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 30, 2019, police were called to the area east of 99 Street on Jasper Avenue, by the Edmonton Convention Centre, on the report of an altercation in progress. Upon arrival, officers located 34-year-old David Cox who had been stabbed. He was treated and transported to hospital by paramedics, where he succumbed to his injuries.

An autopsy was conducted yesterday, Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2019, and the Edmonton Medical Examiner determined that Cox died as a result of being stabbed. The manner of death is deemed homicide.

Andrew Bishop, 36, is charged with manslaughter in relation to this incident. 

Bishop is expected to appear in court on Oct. 10, 2019.

Any witnesses to this altercation or the events leading up to it are 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

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Please contact Cheryl Sheppard at (780) 421-2671 for more information.

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