Autopsy complete in weekend homicide of Frankie Sawan, 24: Edmonton Police

Edmonton, Alberta – The Edmonton Medical Examiner has completed the autopsy on a male who died on Sunday, Nov. 1, 2020.

It has been determined that Frankie Sawan, 24, died from a sharp force injury, and the manner of death is homicide.

Earlier this week, EPS Homicide Section charged Roland Blind, 28, with second-degree murder in Sawan’s death. Both men were known to one another.

2ND Degree Murder
2ND Degree Murder


Southwest Division officers responded at 4:49 a.m., Sunday, Nov. 1, 2020, to a home at 104 Street and 67 Avenue on the report of an injured 24-year-old male. The victim was found unresponsive before officers arrived. Members performed CPR until paramedics arrived, but the man was pronounced dead in hospital.

A suspect was arrested a short distance away from the address.

Edmonton Police Service

MRU #: H19R030-2

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