Edmonton Homicide Section investigating suspicious death; “officers located an injured male and female”

Edmonton, Alberta – The Edmonton Police Service (EPS) is investigating a suspicious death that occurred early this morning.

At approximately 2:45 a.m. this morning, Sunday, Jan. 1, 2023, Southeast Branch patrol officers responded to the report of a disturbance at a residence in the area of 16 A Avenue and 38 Street. Upon arrival, officers located an injured male and female.

EMS responded, treated and transported the 51-year-old man to hospital, however, he succumbed to injuries. The 21-year-old woman was also taken to hospital with serious but non-life-threatening injuries. She remains in hospital at this time.

Homicide detectives have since taken over the investigation and an autopsy is scheduled for Friday, Jan. 6, 2023.

Suspicious Death in Edmonton
Suspicious Death in Edmonton

Investigators have since located a burned-out vehicle in the area of 24 Street and 14 Avenue that they believe may be connected to this incident. Anyone who may have witnessed a 2012 white Dodge Ram truck in the area of the residence yesterday evening or early this morning is asked to contact police.

Detectives are also seeking home security and dash cam footage in the area of the residence and the area the burned-out truck was located. Citizens with footage in either area between the hours of 9 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 31, 2022, and 5 a.m. Sunday, Jan. 1, 2023, are asked to please contact the EPS as soon as possible.

Anyone with video footage or other information about this incident can call 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 #: H23R001

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