EDMONTON UPDATE: Man charged with second-degree murder in death of 66-year-old male

Edmonton, Alberta – Homicide detectives have arrested and charged a 59-year-old man with second-degree murder in the death of an Edmonton man over the weekend.

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Carl Perteet, 59, was taken into custody and subsequently charged with the death of Donald Alfred Carruthers, 66, Sunday, Feb. 5, 2016. It was reported to investigators that a violent altercation occurred between Pereet and Carruthers, the latter of whom was a visitor to the 151 Street residence where he died early Sunday morning.

Autopsy results undertaken by the Medical Examiner’s Office Monday afternoon, confirm that Carruthers died as a result of multiple blunt force injuries.

Perteet is scheduled to make his first court appearance on Tuesday, Feb. 7 at 9 a.m.

Background:

West Division patrol officers initially responded to a suite in an apartment building near 101 Avenue and 151 Street, at approximately 4:50 a.m., Sunday, Feb. 5, 2017.

Upon arrival, officers found a male, believed to be in his 60s, deceased inside the suite.

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