Calgary Police searching for person of interest in #Sunalta homicide investigation – UPDATED

Police are looking for the public’s help to locate Mark LECAINE.

Calgary, Alberta – The Calgary Police Service Homicide Unit is seeking public assistance to locate a man believed to have information about a homicide that occurred over the past weekend.

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At approximately 11:20 p.m., on Friday, April 28, 2017, emergency crews were called to the Sunalta CTrain station for reports of a physical altercation between two men. Upon arrival, one of the men was found to have sustained serious injuries and was declared deceased at the scene.

CCTV from the station has assisted greatly and investigators have been able to identify a person who may have information in the case. Police are looking for the public’s help to locate Mark LECAINE.

Police are looking for the public’s help to locate Mark LECAINE.
Police are looking for the public’s help to locate Mark LECAINE.

Next of kin notifications have now been completed, and the victim has been identified as Eric LAVALLEE, 52, of no-fixed-address. An autopsy was completed on Monday, May 1, 2017.

It is believed that the victim and LECAINE were known to each other prior to the altercation occurring.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police by calling 403-266-1234, or the Homicide Unit Tip Line at 403-428-8877. Tips can also be left anonymously by contact Crime Stoppers through any of the following methods:

TALK: 1-800-222-8477
TYPE: www.calgarycrimestoppers.org
TEXT: tttTIPS to 274637

Case #: 17171912/3417

Calgary Police Service

UPDATE:  May 8, 2017

Update #4: Homicide Unit investigation at Sunalta CTrain Station

The Calgary Police Service Homicide Unit has located a man believed to have information about a fatal altercation that occurred at the Sunalta CTrain Station.

The man, who was seen on CCTV footage circulated to the public last week, was located in Saskatchewan and was interviewed by investigators. At this time, no charges have been laid and the investigation is continuing. Detectives are not searching for anyone else in relation to this file.

The victim in this case, Eric LAVALLEE, 52, of no fixed address in Calgary, died after an altercation at the station around 11:20 p.m., on Friday, April 28, 2017. CCTV has assisted greatly in this investigation.

It is believed that LAVALLEE and the man spoken to by investigators were known to each other prior to the altercation occurring.


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