Elk Point RCMP responded to report of a shooting on Fishing Lake Metis Settlement on May 22, at approximately 5:15am. The caller told police that a male had been shot following a disturbance and that he was dead.
Police arrived to find 16 year old Merle Gabriel Eli Lajimodiere dead at the scene.
Ashton Patrick Callioux, 19, also of Fishing Lake Metis Settlement has been charged with second degree murder.
Police said an 18 year old man was allegedly struck by a Ford F150 truck after an altercation in Edmonton’s West end on May 22nd.
Jade Belcourt died in hospital of his injuries. The Medical examiner determined the cause of death to blunt craniocervical spine trauma, and the manner of death has been deemed a homicide.
Justin Handbury, 31, turned himself into police on May 24th.
Handbury’s charges are as follows:
second degree murder, attempt to commit murder, dangerous operation of a motor vehicle causing bodily harm, dangerous operation of a motor vehicle causing death, dangerous operation of a motor vehicle, possession of stolen property over $5,000, failing to stop at the scene of an accident (x2) and breach of recognizance (x3).
Update May 28th
Edmonton police have said that new information has led investigators to withdraw the charges against Handbury including second-degree murder. Police are not releasing any other details at this time.
Edmonton police were called to a home in the area of 135 Street and 124B Avenue on May 20th to check on the welfare of a resident. Police arrived at the home and found Frederick Dunn 67, dead.
Police said that Dunn’s body showed obvious signs of trauma. Staff Sgt Bill Clark of the Edmonton Police Service said “Our investigation leads us to believe that Mr. Dunn was killed sometime between Friday, May 12, 2017 and Saturday, May 13, 2017,”
The cause of death has not been released at this time.
Police have issued a warrant for the arrest of Walter James Jenkins aka JJ in relation to the death of Dunn.
Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477
Edmonton police and paramedics responded to report of a baby not breathing at a home near 72 Street and 83 Avenue on March 29, 2017. The baby was rushed to hospital where she was pronounced dead a short time later.
An autopsy and toxicology tests were performed on April 6th and confirmed that the 11 day old baby girl died from a lethal dose of methamphetamine.
Edmonton police announced on May 11th that 31 year old Michelle Rice has been charged with second degree murder in the death of her infant.