Edmonton police investigate homicide of a male who was found this morning

Edmonton, Alberta – The Edmonton Police Service Homicide Section is investigating the death of a male who was found this morning.

Today, Friday, June 23, 2017, police responded to an apartment complex parking lot around 6:45 a.m. after a citizen found a deceased male near parked vehicles.

Witnesses reported a disturbance around 3 a.m. after an altercation with weapons allegedly took place between several people.

Homicide detectives are speaking with witnesses to gather more information.

An autopsy has been scheduled for 9 a.m. on Tuesday, June 27, 2017.

No further information is available as the EPS Homicide Section continues to investigate.

This is Edmonton’s 25th homicide of 2017.

Anyone with information about this incident or what led up to this suspicious death are asked 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.

This police report has been updated:

UPDATE: Autopsy results of 17-year-old male found deceased in Edmonton parking lot

Edmonton Police Service

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