Second-degree murder warrant issued for arrest of Edmonton homicide suspect

Edmonton, Alberta – The Edmonton Police Service Homicide Section has issued a second-degree murder warrant for the arrest of Kyle Lauman, 35, of Edmonton, in connection with the stabbing death of Marlon Jair Nunez, 39.

Investigators are seeking the public’s assistance in locating Lauman (see photo below), who is described as being a heavy set black male, 5’5” tall and 211 pounds with brown eyes. He has short, black hair, with a moustache and thin goatee. Both of his ears are pierced. Police believe Lauman is armed and dangerous and should not be approached.

Charges of second-degree murder, indignity to a body and possession of an offensive weapon are pending against Lauman.

Kyle Lauman, 35
Wanted: second-degree murder

Anyone with information about Lauman’s whereabouts is urged 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.

Background:

Southwest Division patrol officers responded to an address near 107 Street and 83 Avenue at approximately 5:10 p.m. Sunday, March 11, 2018, after receiving a call from a concerned family member.

Upon arrival, officers confirmed that a deceased male was inside a suite in that complex. The male has since been identified as Marlon Jair Nunez, 39, of Edmonton. On Tuesday, March 13, 2018, the Medical Examiner confirmed that Nunez died as a result of stab wounds. Every file is evaluated on a case by case basis. The EPS decided to release the name of the deceased as it serves an investigative purpose.

MRU #:H18R004-2

Edmonton Police Service
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Autopsy results confirm male died from stab wounds


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