UPDATE: Autopsy complete on deceased 85-year-old female found inside Edmonton residence

Edmonton, Alberta – An autopsy has been completed in the death of a female in southwest Edmonton.

At approximately 10:15 a.m., Saturday, March 5, 2022, Southwest Branch patrol members responded to a check on welfare request at a residence in the area of Ramsay Crescent and 43 Avenue.

Upon arrival, police discovered Dagmar Petersen, 85, deceased inside the residence. The death was deemed suspicious at the time, and Homicide Section took over the investigation.

On Tuesday, March 8, 2022, the Edmonton Medical Examiner completed an autopsy on Petersen. The cause of death was a blunt force head injury, and the manner of death is homicide.

Homicide investigators continue to seek information about this incident and encourage anyone with surveillance video (including doorbell camera and dash cam footage) from the neighborhood to contact police immediately.

Anyone who witnessed any suspicious activity or may have dash-camera footage from the area of Ramsay Crescent and 43 Avenue, specifically on Ramsay Crescent between Friday, March 4, at 6 a.m. and Saturday, March 5 at 10 a.m., are asked to please 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, Alberta – Police are requesting citizens check for vehicle dashcam footage in relation to a suspicious death that occurred in southwest Edmonton.

At approximately 10:15 a.m., Saturday, March 5, 2022, Southwest Branch patrol members responded to a check on welfare request at a residence in the area of Ramsay Crescent and 43 Avenue.

Upon arrival, police discovered a deceased 85-year-old female inside a residence.

Edmonton Police Service
Edmonton Police Service

An autopsy is scheduled for Tuesday, March 8, 2022. Homicide Section detectives continue to investigate.

Detectives are hopeful that dashcam footage from the area may assist with their investigation, and are encouraging anyone that was driving in the area of Ramsay Crescent and 43 Avenue, specifically on Ramsay Crescent between Friday, March 4 at 6 a.m. and Saturday, March 5 at 10 a.m., to please 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 #: H22R008-1

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