UPDATE: Charges laid in death at Edmonton Institution

Edmonton, Alberta – EPS Homicide Section has charged three men in the death of an inmate at the Edmonton Institution.

Cody Nicholls, 23, Brandon Newman, 21 and Dakota Cappo, 29 are all facing first-degree murder charges in the death of Bretton Fisher, 33.

BACKGROUND

Edmonton Homicide Section investigating death at Edmonton Institution

Edmonton, Alberta – EPS Homicide Section detectives are investigating the death of an inmate at the Edmonton Institution.

At approximately 5:40 p.m., on Wednesday, July 27, 2022, police responded to the report of an injured male at the Edmonton Institution. When officers arrived, they found a 33-year-old male with life-threatening injuries. The male was treated on scene by paramedics, but succumbed to his injuries.

Death at Edmonton Institution
Death at Edmonton Institution

Homicide Section has since taken over the investigation.

The Edmonton Medical Examiner completed an autopsy today, Friday, July 29, 2022, and determined that Bretton Fisher, 33 died of a stab wound. The manner of death is homicide. The investigation is ongoing.

Edmonton Police Service

MRU #: H22R019

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