Selma Alem and Julie Tran stabbed to death

Selamawit Alem 54, and Julie Tran 25, were stabbed to death in their home, and found by Calgary Police on Oct. 19. Police responded to a call to check on the welfare of the victim’s by a concerned friend.

Police believe that the bodies had been dead for 36 to 48 hours prior to their arrival.

Polie have a person of interest in custody.


Emanuel Kahsai 30, has been arrested and charged with first degree murder in the death of Alem, and second degree murder in the death of Julie Tran.