Edmonton Homicide Section investigating suspicious death of young woman

Edmonton, Alberta – The Edmonton Police Service is investigating a suspicious death that occurred in northwest Edmonton overnight.

Northwest Division patrol officers responded to an address near 128 Avenue and 124 Street, after receiving a call from a nearby residence.

Upon arrival, officers found a 21-year-old female in medical distress, suffering from what appeared to be a stab wound.

Paramedics treated and transported the young woman to hospital, where she succumbed to her injuries earlier this morning.

An autopsy has been scheduled for noon today, Friday, March 31, 2017.

Homicide Section detectives have since taken over the investigation. Detectives have a suspect in custody, and the investigation is ongoing at this time.

Investigators are asking anyone with information about this suspicious death 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.

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