Edmonton police responded to a 911 call of two unresponsive people on January 17th at around 7pm at a home in the area of Riverbend Road and Terwillegar Drive. The call was placed by a concerned friend of the couple after going to check on their well being.
Police arrived to find a 59 year old woman and a 74 year old man, both dead of gunshot wounds. An autopsy was conducted on January 17th and revealed that the woman died of a gunshot wound in a manner that police described as homicide. The man also died of a gunshot wound in a non criminal manner police said.
The death of the woman is Edmonton’s 4th death of 2017.