UPDATE: Male found deceased in Edmonton identified as 22-year-old British Columbia man

Edmonton, Alberta – The man found deceased on Feb. 10, 2022 on the outskirts of Edmonton has been identified.

A public tip generated by the police sketch released on Feb. 15, 2022 led investigators to identify the deceased male as Manraj Singh Uppal, 22, of British Columbia.

The EPS would like to thank the media and the public for their assistance in identifying Uppal. Homicide Section continues to investigate.

Anyone with information about this homicide 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.

BACKGROUND

Edmonton Police seek public assistance to identify deceased man

Edmonton, Alberta – An autopsy has not been able to identify a man found dead by the roadside on the outskirts of Edmonton.

Today, Tuesday, Feb. 15, 2022, an autopsy completed by the Edmonton Medical Examiner has determined that a man found deceased on Feb. 10 near Rabbit Hill Snow Resort was the victim of a Homicide. The cause of death is not being released for investigative reasons.

The deceased has yet to be identified, and investigators are seeking public tips to assist. He is described as 5’11” tall, weighing 163 lbs. He was 25-40 years old, with black hair and a beard. He was wearing a long sleeved, button-up, blue plaid flannel shirt, grey Hugo Boss sweatpants and black Air Jordan shoes.

Sketch of man found deceased Feb. 10
Sketch of man found deceased Feb. 10
Clothing similar to items worn by the deceased
Clothing similar to items worn by the deceased
Clothing similar to items worn by the deceased
Clothing similar to items worn by the deceased

Investigators are releasing a sketch of the man in the hopes that someone will recognize him and come forward to police.

Anyone with information about the identity of the victim or the suspicious death 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 #: H22R005-1

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