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Police investigating a suspicious death of Nichole Clifford in Wainwright

Police responded to a check on welfare to a Wainwright home on February 24th. When police entered the home at 1206 8 Avenue, they found 31 year old Nichole Clifford dead.

The Major crimes unit of Edmonton has taken over the case.

Police have asked that anyone who may have been out walking or driving in that area between Thursday February 23  in the evening and Friday morning, or anyone with information to contact them at 780-842-4461.


Police have confirmed this is a homicide investigation.

Hussam Ahmad Ismal shot to death inside a vehicle

Calgary police were called to the area of 2 Avenue N.E., and Centre Street N. on February 23rd at around 4:3 am, on report of a man in medical distress.

Police arrived to find a vehicle riddled with bullet holes and Hussam Ahmad Ismal 31, dead inside.

Police have not named any suspects at this time.

Anyone with information  is asked to call the Homicide Unit Tip Line at 403-428-8877, the police non-emergency number 403-266-1234

The death of Ismal is the third Calgary homicide of 2017. The Calgary homicide victim list is available here.

Terrance Logan Farnham charged with manslaughter in the death of a 50 year old man

Edmonton police were called to an address near 85 Street and Jasper Avenue on February 16th after a 911 call was placed about a man in medical distress.

Police located a 50 year old man, who had extensive injuries, the result of an alleged physical altercation. The victim was sent to hospital where he died on February 18th.

Terrance Logan Farnham, 38, has been charged with manslaughter in Edmonton’s 7th homicide of 2017.

The Edmonton 2017 Homicide Victim List is available here.

Update: Woman found dead in a vehicle in Northeast Edmonton

Edmonton police responded to a 911 call on February 20th at 4:30 pm after  a body was found in a vehicle.

Police arrived at the rural property near 258 Avenue and Meridian to find a woman in her 30’s dead in a vehicle.

Homicide detectives have taken over the investigation. An autopsy was scheduled for February 23.

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

Update February 26th
Police have identified the victim as Cynthia Deborah Kennedy, 39, of Edmonton. The autopsy revealed the Kennedy died of a gunshot wound.

The Edmonton 2017 Homicide Victim List is available here.

Second degree murder charge laid in the death of Donald Alfred Carruthers

Edmonton police were called to an apartment building near 101 Avenue and 151 Street, at 4:50am February 5th, for what police called a violent altercation.

Police found Donald Alfred Carruthers, 66, dead in the suite. An autopsy conducted revealed Carruthers died of multiple blunt force trauma.

Carl Perteet, 59, was arrested and charged with second degree murder.

The Death of Carruthers was the 6th Murder of 2017. The Edmonton 2017 Homicide Victim List is available here.

Jimmy Bad Man charged with manslaughter in the death of Sara-Jean Big Sorrel Horse in 2015

Blood Tribe RCMP made an arrest after a lengthy investigation into the death of Sara-Jean Big Sorrel Horse.

On June 27th 2015, Blood tribe police were called to a home on the reserve where 37 year old Sara-Jean Big Sorrel Horse was found unresponsive. Big Sorrel Horse was rushed to hospital where she was pronounced dead.

On February 3rd 2017 Police arrested Jimmy Bad Man and charged him with manslaughter in the death of Sara-Jean Big Sorrel Horse.

Police said the accused and the victim were known to each other, but did not elaborate on the relationship.

Update: Christopher O’Reilly murdered in the Village of Warburg

Emergencey crews and police were called to a residential area in the village of Warburg on January 29th at around 9pm on report of an injured man.

RCMP said Christopher O’Reilly was taken to hospital in Leduc where he was pronounced dead. The cause of death has net been released at this time.

RCMP are searching for Gerald Peter Krahn 29,  who is wanted on a second degree murder charge.

Photo supplied by the RCMP

Anyone with information on the whereabouts of Krahn or information on the homicide is asked to call Thorsby RCMP detachment at 780-789-3950.

Update February 6th

Gerald Peter Krahn was arrested in Edmonton on February 3rd and charged with second degree murder.





Charges laid in the death of Jordan Pede

Jordan Pede 24, was found suffering from a gunshot wound in Strathcona Island Park on Dec. 31. Due to the extent of his injuries, Pede was air lifted to Calgary hospital where he died around 11 days later.

Police believe the death of Pede was a transaction gone wrong.

Luke Michael Boxell, 21, of Medicine Hat turned himself in on January 25th. Boxell has been charged with second degree murder.

Police are still searching for a second suspect. Leonard Terrance Robert Beaulieu, is wanted for second degree murder in the death of Pede.

Beaulieu is decribed as 5’10” and 187 lbs, with brown hair and brown eyes. Tattoos, K Money on his left hand,  G Team on the right hand, along with bones, a dollar sign, and a skull on his right forearm.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers (1-800-222-8477).