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Homicide detectives investigating suspicious death of youth

For Immediate Release: 03-Oct-2020 @ 2:59 PM
MRU #: H20R024

The EPS Homicide Section is investigating the suspicious death of a female youth after an assault last night.

Just after 11 p.m. yesterday, Friday, Oct. 2, 2020, police were called to the area of 75 Street and Mount Lawn Road NW on the report of an assault. When officers arrived, they located a female youth with serious injuries. The youth was treated and transported to hospital by paramedics, where she was pronounced deceased.

Investigators are looking to speak with any witnesses to the assault or anyone with information about the incident or suspect(s) involved.

Police do not have anyone in custody at this time.

An autopsy has been scheduled for Thursday, Oct. 8, 2020.

Anyone with any information about this incident or what led up to it, 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

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