Edmonton Police Confirm Man Died From Gunshot Wound, Investigation Continues

Edmonton, Alberta – Edmonton’s Medical Examiner has completed an autopsy on a man found deceased in a green space over the weekend (March 26, 2017).

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Benedicto George, 25, of Edmonton died as a result of being shot. Homicide Section has deemed the manner of death a homicide.

This is the tenth homicide of 2017.

Investigators are asking anyone who may have witnessed suspicious or unusual activity in the area, in the early morning hours of Sunday, March 26, 2017, 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.tipsubmit.com/start.htm.

Background

On Sunday, March 26, 2017 Northwest Division patrol officers were dispatched to a green space in the area of 162 Avenue and 103 Street after it was reported a man’s body had been located.

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