EPS Homicide Section detectives issue arrest warrant for male suspect in connection to May 21 hit-and-run death

Edmonton, Alberta – Edmonton Police Service homicide detectives are seeking the public’s assistance in locating Michael Nicholas Kosch, 21, in connection to the May 21st death of Andrew McHatten during a fatal hit-and-run pedestrian collision.

Homicide Section investigators have issued an arrest warrant for Kosch (photo included below) for failing to stop at an accident causing death.

At approximately 1 p.m., Friday, May 21, 2021, EPS Major Collision Investigation Section officers responded to a fatal collision between McHatten, 36, and a vehicle, in the area of 129 Avenue and 126 Street. At that time, it was reported to police that a dark-coloured truck hit McHatten then fled the scene.

Wanted: Michael Nicholas Kosch, 21
Wanted: Michael Nicholas Kosch, 21

Paramedics performed life-saving measures on the 36-year-old man, however he was pronounced deceased on scene. An autopsy concluded that the cause of death was a crushing injury to the chest.

Homicide investigators are asking for the public’s assistance in locating Kosch. He is known to drive a 2017 black Dodge Ram, Alberta licence plate CFY7146, and also has access to a 2007 silver Jeep Commander, Alberta licence plate BDK8624, and a 2001 black Jeep Cherokee, Alberta licence plate SRU900.

Anyone with information regarding Michael Nicholas Kosch’s whereabouts 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.

Edmonton Police Service

MRU #: H21R017-2

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