UPDATE: Police lay charge in central Edmonton homicide

Edmonton, Alberta – The Edmonton Police Service has charged a 33-year-old man in relation to the death of a woman in central Edmonton this week.

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

Edmonton Stabbing
Edmonton Stabbing

Upon arrival, officers found an injured 33-year-old female identified as Sheri Lynn Gauthier.

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

An autopsy completed by the Edmonton Medical Examiner’s Office this morning, Friday, Feb. 14, 2020, determined that Gauthier died from sharp force injuries and the manner of death is homicide.

A male suspect, identified as Elliot Tyler McLeod, 33, was taken into custody in the early morning hours of Thursday, Feb. 13, 2020. Following investigation by the EPS Homicide Section, McLeod has been charged with second degree murder.

Police are not seeking any additional suspects.

There is no additional information available for release.


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

MRU #: H20R004-1

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