Upper Mount Royal homicide victim identified: Calgary Police

Calgary, Alberta – Our Homicide Unit continues to investigate after a man was found deceased in the southwest community of Upper Mount Royal last weekend.

On Sunday, July 3, 2022, at approximately 9:30 a.m., police were called for reports that a body was located in an alley behind the 1100 block of Frontenac Avenue S.W.

Upon arrival, officers located a deceased man, and the death is now considered to be a homicide.

An autopsy completed by the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner identified the victim as Shawn Garry MCCORMACK, 34, of Calgary.

Investigators believe this was a targeted incident and are looking to speak with anyone who has information on the last known whereabouts of MCCORMACK or the events leading up to his death.

“We are seeking information from witnesses that can further our investigation,” says Acting Staff Sergeant Lee Treit of the Calgary Police Homicide Unit. “We are committed to following up on all investigative leads to find answers for the family and friends of the victim.”

We are asking anyone with CCTV footage from the area, or anyone with information about this homicide to contact police by calling 403-266-1234.

Tips can also be submitted anonymously to Crime Stoppers through any of the following methods:

TALK: 1-800-222-8477

TYPE: www.calgarycrimestoppers.org

APP: P3 Tips

CA 22267124/3508

BACKGROUND

Calgary Police investigating after body found in Upper Mount Royal

Calgary, Alberta – Our Homicide Unit is on scene and investigating after a body was found in an alley by a citizen out walking their dog.

Police were called today, Sunday, July 3, 2022, at approximately 9:30 a.m., for reports of a body that was located in an alley behind the 1100 block of Frontenac Avenue S.W. Upon arrival, officers located a deceased male. The death is considered suspicious.

Investigators are in the process of speaking with nearby residents and collecting CCTV from the area to determine how the man ended up in the alley. Any residents who have not yet spoken with police and have CCTV from the area are asked to contact police by calling 403-266-1234.

Body Found
Body Found

An autopsy will be scheduled for early this week.

Anyone with information about this suspicious death is asked to contact police by calling 403-266-1234. Tips can also be submitted anonymously to Crime Stoppers through any of the following methods:

TALK: 1-800-222-8477

TYPE: www.calgarycrimestoppers.org

APP: P3 Tips

Case # 22267124/3508

Calgary Police Service

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