Edmonton Police investigating suspicious death; female succumbs to injuries in hospital following stabbing

Edmonton, Alberta – The Edmonton Police Service is investigating the suspicious death of a female that occurred in central Edmonton late yesterday evening.

At approximately 11:45 p.m. yesterday, Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2020, Downtown Division officers were called to the report of a stabbing at a shopping centre in the area of 102 Avenue and 101 Street.

Edmonton Stabbing
Edmonton Stabbing

Upon arrival, officers found an injured female believed to be in her 30s.

EMS responded, treated and transported the female to hospital where she succumbed to her injuries.

A suspect has been taken into custody and Homicide Section has since taken over the investigation.

An autopsy has been scheduled for Friday, Feb. 14, 2020.

There is no additional information available for release at this time.

Anyone with any information about this death is asked 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.p3tips.com/250.


UPDATE: Police lay charge in central Edmonton homicide

MRU #: H20R004

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