Calgary Police believe death of man in Greenview to be non-criminal

Calgary, Alberta – The Calgary Police Service investigated the death of a man that occurred earlier this week in the northeast community of Greenview, and have determined the death is not criminal in nature.

At approximately 8:10 p.m., on Tuesday, July 5, 2022, police were called to the 4400 block of Greenview Drive N.E., for reports of a man in medical distress. Upon arrival, the man was found deceased.

The death was investigated by our Homicide Unit and after a thorough review of evidence, interviews with several witnesses, and following an autopsy completed by the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner, the death was deemed non-criminal.

The man who was taken into custody for questioning regarding the incident has since been released.

As the incident is not considered criminal, no further details will be released.

BACKGROUND

Calgary Police investigate suspicious death in Greenview

Calgary, Alberta – The Calgary Police Service Homicide Unit is investigating a third suspicious death in as many days, following the discovery of a man in the northeast community of Greenview.

At approximately 8:10 p.m., on Tuesday, July 5, 2022, police were called to the 4400 block of Greenview Drive N.E., for reports of a man in medical distress. Upon arrival, the man was found deceased.

Investigators spoke to several witnesses at the scene, and one man was taken into custody for questioning.

An autopsy is scheduled for 9 a.m., on Thursday, July 7, 2022.

(File Photo) Suspicious Death
(File Photo) Suspicious Death

“Although we are in the preliminary stages of the investigation, we believe all parties are known to one another and this is an isolated and targeted incident,” says Staff Sergeant Sean Gregson of the Calgary Police Homicide Unit.

“We do not believe this incident is related to the other recent deaths within the last few days, which are also currently under investigation.”

The recent violence occurring in our city is a priority for our Service and is being addressed by several areas through investigations, enforcement and prevention. In addition to a significant amount of work for our homicide investigators, other resources across the Service have been impacted with additional tasks of collecting evidence, speaking to witnesses, conducting interviews and locating suspects.

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

CA 22271001/3750

Calgary Police Service

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