Edmonton Homicide Section investigating southwest Edmonton death

Edmonton, Alberta – The Edmonton Police Service is investigating the death of a male that occurred in southwest Edmonton this afternoon.

At approximately 4 p.m. today, Thursday, Aug. 6, 2020, police were called to a residence in the area of 24 Avenue and 108 Street for a weapons complaint. Upon arrival, officers located a male and female with minor injuries, as well as two children, who were uninjured. When police entered the residence, they found another male with serious injuries; he was declared deceased on scene by EMS.

Edmonton Homicide near 24 Avenue and 108 Street
Edmonton Homicide near 24 Avenue and 108 Street

The male was taken into police custody. The female was transported to hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. The children are receiving support and are being cared for by a family member.

The EPS Homicide Section has taken the lead on the investigation. An autopsy has not yet been scheduled.

Edmonton Police Service

MRU #: H20R019

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