Charges laid in death of man found stabbed in Edmonton

Edmonton, Alberta – Edmonton Police Service Homicide Section detectives have laid charges in connection with the death of a man who was found deceased on Sunday, April 30, 2017.

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A weapons complaint was reported to 911 at approximately 3:15 pm on April 30, 2017 in the area of 106 Street and 61 Avenue. When EPS and EMS arrived at the scene, a deceased male was found outside at the back of the residence with what appeared to be a stab wound.

Detectives arrested an injured male suspect at a hospital a couple hours later. Investigations revealed that an altercation led to the stabbing.

Jayson Lunag Bay-Ag, 32 was charged this afternoon with 2nd degree murder.

The victim has been identified as Jake Myles Skrepnek-Rey, 22. An autopsy is scheduled for Wednesday, May 3, 2017.

Detectives believe that at least four other persons who were at the scene, either known to the accused or victim, may have information or may have witnessed the crime. Police are asking these individuals to come forward.

This is Edmonton’s 17th homicide of 2017.

Homicide detectives are asking witnesses or anyone with information 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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