Man charged in death of Calvin BROOKER

Calgary, Alberta – The Calgary Police Service Homicide Unit has charged a man in the murder of Calvin Timothy BROOKER.

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BROOKER’s body was discovered in the 2700 block of 41 A Avenue S.E., around 8:15 a.m., on Thursday, Sept. 1, 2016.

Investigators believe BROOKER, 57, was killed in his nearby home and his body moved to the alley. It is believed BROOKER and the suspect were known to one another and that an altercation inside the home led to his death.

Dennis Jan SORGE, 33, of Terrace, B.C., has been charged with second-degree murder. He will next appear in court on Tuesday, July 4, 2017.

The CPS would like to thank RCMP E Division Major Crimes Section, North District, and Terrace Detachment for their assistance in this investigation and the arrest of the accused.

BACKGROUND:

The Calgary Police Service continues to investigate the death of man whose body was found in the southeast early yesterday.

The Office of the Chief Medical Examiner has completed an autopsy and has identified the victim as Calvin Timothy BROOKER, 57, of Calgary.

BROOKER’s body was discovered by a passerby in the 2700 block of 41 A Avenue S.E., around 8:15 a.m., on Thursday, Sept. 1, 2016.

It is believed BROOKER was killed in his nearby home and his body moved to the alley. Investigators have secured the suspected crime scene and continue to collect evidence.

It is not believed BROOKER’s death was random and he likely knew his attacker.

BROOKER is Calgary’s 16th homicide of 2016. Cause of death is not being released at this time.

Investigators continue to ask anyone with information to contact police at 403-266-1234 or Crime Stoppers anonymously using any of the following methods:

TALK: 1-800-222-8477

TYPE: www.calgarycrimestoppers.org

TEXT: tttTIPS to 274631

Case #16382777

Calgary Police Service


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