Edmonton investigators charge second man in connection with February 26 homicide

Edmonton, Alberta – The Edmonton Police Service Homicide Section has charged a 21-year-old male in connection with the shooting death of a man in northeast Edmonton in February.

On Aug. 23, 2019, homicide investigators located and arrested Jaremy Krause, 21, in relation to the shooting death of 42-year-old Desmond Gordon on Feb. 26, 2019.

Edmonton Murder Investigation
Edmonton Murder Investigation

Krause is charged with first degree murder. Krause is co-accused with Matthew Campeau, 24, who was arrested and charged on Mar. 5, 2019 with second degree murder, use of a firearm while committing an offence, unauthorized possession of a firearm and possession of a prohibited/restricted firearm with ammunition.

Police are not looking for additional suspects in relation to this homicide.


On Feb. 26, 2019, at approximately 12:40 a.m., Northeast Division patrol officers responded to a 911 call in connection to shots being fired at a residence near Belmont Park in northeast Edmonton.

Upon arrival, EPS officers found a deceased male inside the residence.

Autopsy results released by the Edmonton Medical Examiner on Feb. 28, 2019, confirmed the 42-year-old male died from a gun-shot wound, and the manner of death was homicide.

On Feb. 28, 2019, the EPS issued a request for public assistance in locating Matthew Campeau, 24 in connection with the homicide.

On Mar. 1, 2019, Campeau turned himself into the RCMP detachment in Langley, B.C. and was transported back to Edmonton.

MRU #: H19R006-3

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