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Justin Nicholas Allen dies of a gunshot wound in Edmonton’s 19th homicide

Edmonton police were called to the area of 40 Street and Hermitage Road on June 1st at 1:19am on report of an injured man lying on the ground.

28 year old Justin Nicholas Allen was found suffering from a gunshot wound. EMS rushed Allen to hospital where he was declared deceased.

Anyone with information about what led up to the death or about the suspects are asked to contact the EPS at 780-423-4567

The Edmonton Homicide Victim List is available here.

19 year old charged with the death of a teen in Fishing Lake Metis Settlement

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.

Second degree murder charge dropped in Edmonton hit and run.

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.

The 2017 Edmonton Homicide Victim List is available here.

Frederick John Dunn found dead in Edmonton. Police believe he had been dead for a week

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.

Walter Jenkins – Photo made available by the EPS

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

The Edmonton Homicide Victim List is available here.

One man dead after shooting in High Level

High Level RCMP responded to report of gunshots in the district of McKenzie on May 14th at approximately 10:30pm.

Police found an injured man at the scene. The victim was rushed to hospital where he died of his injuries.

Police said witnesses reported seeing a pick up truck fleeing the scene.

High Level RCMP detachment asks anyone with information to contact them at 780-929-2226

Edmonton Police announce the cause of death for an 11 day old baby was a methamphetamine overdose

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.

The Edmonton 2017 Homicide Victim List is available here.

The March Canadian homicide Statistics page is available here.

Jake Myles Skrepnek-Rey found dead in Edmonton, charges laid

Edmonton police were called to the area of 106 Street and 61 Avenue on April 30th on a weapons complaint at approximately 3:15pm.

Edmonton police and paramedics found Jake Myles Skrepnek-Rey 22, suffering from what they believed was a stab wound behind the home. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Jayson Lunag Bay-Ag, 32 has been charged with second degree murder.

This is the 16th homicide in Edmonton this year. The 2017 Edmonton Homicide Victim List is available here.