Police investigating suspicious death of male in south Edmonton

Edmonton, Alberta – The Edmonton Police Service is investigating the suspicious death of an adult male that occurred early Wednesday morning on the south side of the city.

At approximately 1:25 a.m., Wednesday, June 2, 2021, Southwest Division patrol members responded to a call for assistance near 98 Street and 78 Avenue.

Edmonton Police Service
Edmonton Police Service

Upon arrival, patrol members found an adult male outside in medical distress and commenced life-saving measures. Paramedics arrived, then treated and transported the male to hospital, where he would later succumb to his injuries.

Homicide Section detectives have since taken over the investigation. The Edmonton Medical Examiner’s Office has scheduled an autopsy for Friday morning.

No other information is being released at this time.

Investigators are asking anyone with information regarding this suspicious death to contact 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.

Edmonton Police Service

MRU #: H21R010

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