Tag Archives: Edmonton

Edmonton police investigating the city’s 25th homicide of 2017

Edmonton police responded to a call in a parking lot of an apartment building on June 23, at approximately 6:45 am after a passerby found a deceased male near parked vehicles.

Witnesses reported a disturbance at around 3am between a group of people.

The cause of death and victim’s identity has not been released. An autopsy has been scheduled for June 27th.

The 2017 Edmonton homicide victim list is available here.

Edmonton Police investigating suspicious Fathers Day death

Edmonton police were called to the area of 125 Street and 132 Avenue at approximaty 12:30 am on June 18th after a passerby found two injured men in the plaza parking lot.

One male was pronounced deceased at the scene by paramedics, the other man is expected to survive.

No arrests have been made at this time.

Police have identified the victim as 18 year old Joshua Gilbert Barnes.  A photo of the suspect’s vehicle has been released.

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

This is the 24th Edmonton homicide of 2017. The 2017 Edmonton homicide victim list is available here.

 

Man dies after Edmonton alley stabbing

Edmonton police were flagged down by a man in the area of 118 Avenue and 50 Street at around 3:30 am on June 16th reporting that a man had been stabbed.

Police located the injured man in an alley, however the man died before EMS arrived.

The identity of the man has not been released at this time.

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

Update June 19th,

Police have identified the deceased as Brent Jonas Coates 33.

The stabbing death Brent Jonas Coates is the 23 homicide for Edmonton this year. The 2017 Edmonton Homicide Victim List is available here.

Clinton John Bluecloud death declared Edmonton’s 22nd Homicide

Edmonton police responded to a report of an Altercation at around 4 a.m. at a home in the area of 72 Street and 144 Avenue. Police arrived to find two injured men at the scene.

The men were rushed to hospital where Clinton John Bluecloud 29 died of his injuries. The other victim had non life threatening injuries and is expected to survive,

48 year old Michael Barber has been charged with second degree murder and possession of an offensive weapon.

The 2017 Edmonton homicide victim list is available here.

Edmonton police release the identity of the city’s 21 homicide. Abdullahi Nur-Abdulle dies after being shot at a convenience store

Edmonton police were called to a convenience store around 4:40 p.m. in the area of 118 Street and 145 Avenue on June 11th on report of a shooting.

Police arrived to find the victim who has been identified as 22 year old Abdullahi Nur-Abdulle, suffering from a gunshot wound. Nur-Abdulle was rushed to hospital where he died overnight.

Police are asking for help from the public in identifying  the drivers of  the vehicles pictured below. Both newer model, dark grey Dodge Durango and the other, a black Hyundi Tucson were driven by the suspects.

Update June 16th

Edmonton Police have release photos of the four suspects.

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

The 2017 Edmonton homicide victim list is available here.

Tomas Echeverria-Quintana dies after Edmonton shooting

Edmonton police were called to the Royal Alexandra Hospital on Wednesday, June 7, at around 11pm, after 18 year old Tomas Echeverria-Quintana was dropped of by friends.

Echeverria-Quintana was suffering from a gunshot wound, which he later died of at hospital.

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

The death of Tomas Echeverria-Quintana is Edmonton’s 20th homicide this year. The 2017 Edmonton Homicide Victim List is available here.

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.

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.

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.