UPDATE: Edmonton Police arrest suspect in recent homicide

Edmonton, Alberta – The Edmonton Police Service has arrested the suspect wanted in relation to the death of Marlon Jair Nunez, 39.

Kyle Lauman, 35, was taken into custody without incident early this morning, Saturday, March 17, 2018 and is charged with second-degree murder, indignity to a body and possession of an offensive weapon.

No further information is available at this time.

This is Edmonton’s 4th homicide of the year.

Kyle Lauman, 35 – ARRESTED

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.

On Friday, March 16, 2018 police issued a second-degree murder warrant for the arrest of Kyle Lauman of Edmonton.

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 #:H18R004-3

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