Homicide Section investigating death in central Edmonton; “investigating the death of a 25-year-old male”

Edmonton, Alberta – Edmonton Police Service Homicide Section detectives are investigating the death of a 25-year-old male that occurred in central Edmonton.

On Wednesday, August 10, 2022, at approximately 9:45 a.m., police responded to the report of an unresponsive male in the area of 118 Avenue and 96 Street. When police members arrived, they located a 25-year-old male who was pronounced deceased on scene by paramedics.

Edmonton Police
Edmonton Police

On Saturday, August 13, 2022, the Edmonton Medical Examiner completed an autopsy on Owen Baptiste, 25. Homicide detectives have since declared the manner of death to be homicide, but the cause of death is not being released at this time as detectives continue 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.

Edmonton Police Service

MRU #: H22R023

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