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Investigators attempt to piece together final hours of Terri Rowan’s life with release of video footage 

For Immediate Release: 14-May-2020 @ 12:16 PM
MRU #: H19R023-2 

Terri Ann Rowan was last seen walking away from a well-known transitional housing facility in downtown Edmonton on the evening of Aug. 6, 2019.

Nine days later, on Aug. 15, 2019, partial remains of the 33-year-old Edmonton woman’s body were discovered in an alley in the west-end neighbourhood of Sherwood.

Edmonton Police Service Homicide investigators are now releasing surveillance video (see below) of Rowan walking away from Dwayne’s House, 10209-100 Ave., on that summer evening Aug. 6th with hopes that someone will be able to help them “uncover details regarding the final days of Terri’s life, says Det. Richard Windover, of the EPS Homicide Section.

“This surveillance video is the last known sighting of Terri,” says Windover, who has been working diligently on the case since the initial call came into EPS on Aug. 15, 2019. “We’re hoping someone out there has some information or knowledge of Terri’s whereabouts after that evening on Aug. 6th. Our objective is to find out who is responsible for this heinous crime and bring them to justice.”

“We’re also intent on helping Terri’s family to find some peace by locating Terri’s remains, so that her family can lay her to rest with some dignity during a traditional indigenous burial.”

On August 15, 2019 the Edmonton Police Service responded to reports of human remains located in an alley in the area of 149 Street and 92 Avenue.  DNA was subsequently utilized to confirm that the partial remains were that of Terri Ann Rowan.  The Edmonton Medical Examiner conducted an autopsy and Terrie Rowan’s death was determined to be suspicious.

“I think about Terri everyday,” said Delphine Rowan, Terri’s mother. “I want to be able to give her a proper burial, but we can’t until the rest of her remains are recovered. I have many unanswered questions about my daughter’s untimely death, and not being able to lay Terri to rest really weighs heavily on me.”

Investigators are looking for the public’s assistance with this investigation and ask anyone with information about Terri Rowan’s death or who may have interacted with her around the time of her disappearance to contact 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.

Click on the link below to review surveillance video from Aug. 6, 2019, of Terri Ann Rowan leaving Dwayne’s House in downtown Edmonton. Still images from that evening, at approximately 8:45 p.m., Aug. 6, 2019, are also included below. 

Aug. 6, 2019 Surveillance Video of Terri Ann Rowan, 33

      

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Please contact Scott Pattison at (780) 421-3553 for more information.

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