UPDATE: Northwest Edmonton suspicious death declared a homicide

Edmonton, Alberta – The Edmonton Police Service is investigating the death of a 36-year-old male following an incident in north Edmonton Wednesday evening.

At approximately 9:40 p.m. on Wednesday Oct.17, 2108, Northwest Division patrol officers responded to a call for an injured male in an alley near 118 Avenue and 82 Street.

Upon arrival, members located a 36-year-old male on the ground in medical distress.

Paramedics treated and transported the man to hospital with serious injuries. He succumbed to his injuries on the evening of Thursday Oct.18, 2018.

An autopsy was conducted on the male, identified as Virgil Quinn, 36, on Friday Oct. 19, 2018. The cause of death is being withheld; the manner of death is homicide.

Investigators are looking to obtain dash camera video from anyone who was in the area between 5:30 p.m. and 10:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2018.

Anyone who has information about this homicide is encouraged to contact the EPS at 780-423-4567Call: 780-423-4567 or #377 from a mobile phone. Anonymous information can also be submitted to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477Call: 1-800-222-8477 or online at www.p3tips.com/250.

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Every file is evaluated on a case by case basis. The EPS has decided to release the name of the deceased, as it serves an investigative purpose.

MRU #: H18026

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