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Police determine the 2015 death of 3 month old Cyrus Nel a homicide

Emergency crews were called to the 600 block of Taradale Drive N.E at around 9pm on August 31 2015 on report of an injured infant.

Three month old Cyrus Nel was found in medical distress and was transported to hospital where he died a day later.

Update: April 24th, 2017

After a lengthy investigation, homicide investigators believe the fatal injuries inflicted on Cyrus Nel happened in the family home.

Police said that they have spoken to the suspects, however no explanation has been given regarding Nel’s injuries.

Anyone with information about this homicide is asked to call the Calgary Police Service at 403-266-1234

Edmonton’s 14th homicide: Toddler Anthony Joseph Raine found dead near an Edmonton Church

Edmonton police were called to the area of 55 Avenue and Castledowns Road on April 21 at around 2:30 pm after a passerby reported a deceased child near The Good Shepard Church.

Police said the 17 month old  boy, Anthony Joseph Raine’s body was there three days before being located. An autopsy is scheduled for April 24th.

Joey Crier, 26, the father of the boy, and Tasha Mack, who is 25, have been charged with second degree murder, criminal negligence causing death, failing to provide necessities of life, and assault. Crier is also charged with assault causing bodily harm in the death of Anthony Raine.

The 2017 Edmonton Homicide victim list is available here.

Update: Edmonton Homicide Detectives take over in the suspicious death of Kathy Dickout

Edmonton police responded to a call for assistance in the area of 130 Avenue and 32 Street, at approximately 12:30am, April 17th.

On arrival police found a 53 year old woman dead in the home. Homicide detectives have since taken over.

Police have not released the name of the victim or names of any suspects at this time.

The death of the woman will be the 13th Edmonton homicide of 2017.

More to come…

Update April 19th

Jason Dickout 30, has been charged with second degree murder and possession of a dangerous weapon in the death of his mother Kathy Dickout 53. Cause of death has not been released at this time.

The Edmonton 2017 Homicide Victim List is available here.

Update: Edmonton Homicide #12 – 19 year old man dies in hospital after stabbing near LRT station

Edmonton Police were called to a transit stop at 118th Ave, near the Coliseum LRT Station in northwest Edmonton on April 11th in the afternoon on report of a stabbing.

Police arrived to find a 19 year old man with life-threatening injuries allegedly sustained during an altercation with a man.

The Victim was rushed to hospital where he underwent emergency surgery.  The victim died of his injuries on April 14th, and the Homicide team has taken over the case.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Edmonton Police Service at 780-423-4567

Update: Police have identified the victim as Brandon Provencher 19.

Update April 27th

Edmonton police have arrested two suspects, only one has been charged with the murder of Brandon Provencher.

Diodone Songa, 18, has been charged with second degree murder, robbery, attempted robbery and possession of an offensive weapon dangerous to the public. John Vyizigiro, 19, was charged with two counts of robbery, assault, assault with a weapon and possession of property obtained by crime under $5,000.

The Edmonton 2017 Homicide Victim’s List is available here.

Jason Williams & Terrance Sutton shot to death in Chipman Alberta

RCMP were called to a home at 49 Street and 45 Avenue in the Village of Chipman after reports of shots fired on April 2nd at around 11:30pm.

Police arrived to find Terry Sutton 39,  and Jason Williams 40, dead in front of the home.

Raymond Nickerson 36, of Chipman, is facing charges in connection with the deaths of Jason Williams and Terrance Sutton.

Sara Crane died of a stab wound in Edmonton’s 11th homicide of 2017

Edmonton police were called to 128 Avenue and 124 Street on March 31st for a call of assistance.

Upon arrival police found 21 year old Sara Crane suffering from a serious stab wound. Crane was transported to hospital where she died of her injuries.

Megan Loos, 25, has been charged with with second-degree murder and possession of an offensive weapon.

The Edmonton 2017 Homicide Victim’s List is available here.

Red Deer’s Latest homicide

Red Deer RCMP responded to a call for assistance at an Apartment on March 29th at approximately 6:00am. Police located the 26 year old man in life threatening condition.

The man was rushed to a Calgary hospital where he remained on life support until his passing on March 30th.

An autopsy revealed the cause of death to be homicide. The victim’s name will not be released at this time.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Red Deer RCMP complaint line at 403-343-5575

Home Invasion turns deadly in Samson Cree Nation town-site

Maskwacis RCMP responded to a report of a disturbance at a home on March 27th at around 1:50 am in the Samson Town-site.

At the scene, officers found two injured men, and a third man who died of his injuries at the scene.

Police believe the men were victims of a home invasion gone wrong. Anyone with information is asked to call Maskwacis RCMP Detachment at 780-585-3767.

Benedicto George, Edmonton’s 10th homicide

Edmonton police responded to a report of a man’s body being found at a green space in the area of 162 Avenue and 103 Street on March 26th.

Police said the autopsy conducted on March 27th revealed that Benedicto George 25, had died of a gunshot wound.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477

The death of George is the 10th Edmonton homicide this year. The 2017 Edmonton Homicide Victim List is available here.