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Body of Missing Edmonton Man from 2017 Found in a New Residential Area

Edmonton police said the body of a 41-year-old missing person was found by utility workers in a new residential area just north of McConachie Drive and 57 Street, on April 16th at approximately 1:30pm.

Police have identified the deceased as Chad Stevenson, 41. Stevenson was last seen in  Cy Becker neighborhood,and reported missing by his family on November 7th, 2017. The victim’s car was discovered on March 20, 2018, in the area of 51 Street and 162 Avenue.

An autopsy has yet to be scheduled. The Edmonton Homicide Section is leading the investigation.

Police encourage anyone with information about Chad Stevenson’s death to contact the EPS at 780-423-4567

The 2017 Edmonton Homicide victim list is available here.

The 2018 Edmonton Homicide Victim List is available here.

James Hulkovich identified as Stettler Alberta homicide victim

Stettler RCMP said they began an investigation into the death of a man on April 6th after the deceased was located inside of a residence. RCMP determined that the death was suspicious.

An autopsy was conducted at the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner in Calgary on April 10, and determined that the death was a homicide. The victim has been identified as 70 year old James Hulkovich of Stettler Alberta.

51-year-old John Roland Savage of Stettler was arrested on April 10th and is facing a charge of second degree murder.

Harpreet “Harry” Kang, found dead on a Strathcona County Road

Strathcona County RCMP responded to report of a body in the road in the area of  Township Road 515 and Range Road 234, on April 9th at approximately 9:20pm.

The deceased has since been identified as Harpreet “Harry” Kang, 24, of Edmonton. RCMP Major Crimes Unit has taken over the investigation. The cause of death has not been released at this time.

RCMP are searching for a suspect vehicle, described as a blue 2018 Acura TLX. Anyone with information is asked to call Strathcona County RCMP at 780-467-7741.

Abdiqani Hussen dies after being shot near Evansdale Community Hall in Edmonton

Edmonton police responded to a weapon’s complaint near 145 Avenue and 91 Street on April 8th at approximately 3:35am. It was reported that gunshots were heard near the Evansdale Community Hall, following an early-morning social function .

Police arrived to learn that the victim was rushed to a medical centre by family members, where he later died of his injuries injuries.

The Edmonton Medical Examiner has confirmed that Abdiqani Hussen, 23, of Edmonton, died of a gunshot wound.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the EPS at 780-423-4567

The 2018 Edmonton Homicide Victim List is available here.

Emery John Large dies in hospital after an assault at a St. Paul motel

St. Paul RCMP responded to report of an aggravated assault,  at a motel on March 29 at approximately 10:44 p.m.

On arrival police found 39-year-old Emery John Large badly beaten. Large was taken to a Edmonton hospital for treatment  where he died of his injuries on April 4th. An autopsy was performed and determined that the death of Emery Large was a homicide.

William Adaire Cardinal has been arrested and charged with second-degree murder.

Gunner Christie 25, found dead in a truck near Redwater

RCMP received a report of a truck in a ditch with a person inside on March 31st at approximately 6:15am in the area of Range Road 234 and Township Road 580.

Inside the truck was 25 year old Gunner Christie suffering from severe injuries. Police have not released the cause of death, but said that Christie was pronounced deceased at the scene by paramedics.

No other information has been released at this time.

Update: suspect killed by police – Nadia El-Dib found dead in a Marlborough Park backyard

Calgary police were called to the 1000 block of Maitland Drive N.E., after a woman in her 20s was found dead in the backyard of a house, on March 25th at approximately 9:30am.

Police said that evidence at the scene led them to believe the woman’s death is suspicious. An autopsy was performed and revealed that the death of Nadia El-Dib, 22, was a homicide.

Abderrahmane (Adam) Bettahar, 21, is wanted on a Canada wide warrant for the first-degree murder of Nadia El-Dib. Bettahar is described as 6’0” tall, slim build, light skin, brown hair and brown eyes. He is believed to be driving a 2004 dark blue Ford Explorer with the Alberta licence plate BZH 5688.

Anyone With Information is asked to call the Calgary Police Service non-emergency number at 403-266-1234, or the Homicide Tip Line at 403-428-8877.

RCMP said an officer saw a man believed to be Abderrahmane (Adam) Bettahar, at approximately 5:15pm on March 29th. The suspect failed to stop for police, and a pursuit ensued. A spike belt was deployed and the damaged vehicle finally stoped at 6:30pm in the area of Highway 16 at Highway 22, back near Entwistle. Bettahar shot Sgt. Brian Topham who is in hospital recovering frm non-life threatening injuries. Bettahar was then shot and killed by police. The Alberta Serious Incident Response Team (ASIRT) is investigating incident.


The 2018 Calgary Homicide Victim List is available here.

Update, charges laid – Middle aged man found dead in Edmonton.

Edmonton police officers responded to report of an injured man in the area of 117 Avenue and 91 Street on March 25th at approximately 10:30pm.

On arrival police located a deceased middle aged male in a multi-unit residence. The cause of death has not been released, but the homicide team has taken over the case.

Anyone with information about this suspicious death to contact the EPS at 780-423-4567

Update April 1st
Clinton Wabasca, 36, was arrested March 29th and charged with first degree murder.  Edmonton Police said they are not disclosing the name of the victim due to privacy concerns.

The 2018 Edmonton Homicide Victim List is available here.

Hossein Ayaghchi, charged with killing his son in Leduc County Alberta

Leduc RCMP responded to report of a shooting at a rural home on March 15th at approximately 11pm.

Police arrived to find 32 year-old Mohammad Ayaghchi’s body outside the residence. He was pronounced at the scene.

Hossein Ayaghchi, 59, the victim’s father, has been charged with second-degree murder and causing an indignity to human remains in connection with the death of his son.

No other information has been made available at this time.