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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.

Update: Police investigate Edmonton’s 5th homicide of 2017

Edmonton police responded to reports of gunshots at around 6:45am on January 21 at an apartment building on 84 Street and 110 Avenue.

Police found a trail of blood leading from an empty parking spot in the rear of the building, up to the front. Police found the victim, a 28 year old man suffering from serious injuries. EMS treated the man at the scene and rushed him to hospital where he died of his injuries.

Update: January 24th

The victim has been identified as Ian Janvier, 28. Police said the autopsy was performed on January 23rd and determined that Janvier died as a result of gunshot wounds.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or online at Tip Submit

The 2017 Edmonton Homicide victim list can be found here.

Suspicious Edmonton death a possible murder suicide

Edmonton police responded to a 911 call of two unresponsive people on January 17th at around 7pm at a home in the area of Riverbend Road and Terwillegar Drive. The call was placed by a concerned friend of the couple after going to check on their well being.

Police arrived to find a 59 year old woman and a 74 year old man, both dead of gunshot wounds. An autopsy was conducted on January 17th and revealed that the woman died of a gunshot wound in a manner that police described as homicide. The man also died of a gunshot wound in a non criminal manner police said.

The death of the woman is Edmonton’s 4th death of 2017.

Click here for the 2017 Edmonton homicide victim list.

Update: Two men found dead in a vehicle in Edmonton

Edmonton police responded to report of two men in distress at Charlesworth Drive and 39 Street, at approximately 1:30pm on January 11th.  Police arrived to find two men dead inside  vehicle.

An autopsy was conducted on January 12th, however the cause of death has not been released.

Police are asking the public to contact the Edmonton Police Force with any information they have regarding the deaths at 780-423-4567 .

Update January 15

Autopsies have been completed and both victims have been identified. Navdeep Sidhu, 24 and Harman Mangat, 22, both died of multiple gunshot wounds. Police said the murders were not a random act and that they are ” drug-related murders are connected with drug activity”

Click here for the 2017 Edmonton homicide victim list.

UPDATE: Woman found dead in Edmonton home

Edmonton Police responded to a medical call in the area of 122 Avenue and 132 Street, at around 4:30, December 22.

Police and EMS arrived to find a woman who had suffered serious injuries. The woman was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police arrested a female suspect at the scene, no charges have been laid yet.

This death marks the 41st homicide for Edmonton this year. The 2016 Homicide victim’s list is available here.

Update December 25th:

Edmonton police have identified the victim as 21 year old Rachael Longridge, a recent nursing school graduate. Her mother Christine Longridge has been charged with second degree murder and possession of an offensive weapon. Christine Longridge had been suffering from bipolar disorder for the last 18 years.

Update December 29th:

According to CBC Rachel’s brother Michael 18,  found their mother Christine stabbing Rachael with a knife.

Colombian tourist Leonardo Duran Ibanez beaten to death in Edmonton

Edmonton police were called to the area of 97 Street and 119 Avenue on November 13th on report of an injured man. Police arrived to find the victim, Leonardo Duran Ibanez 42 of Columbia, unconscious on the sidewalk.

Witnesses said Ibanz and his brother in-law were approached by four men and two women at around 3:20am. The Suspect’s punched Ibanez in the face and kicked him in the head repeatedly. The brother in-law sustained minor injuries.

Ibanez was rushed to hospital where he died Sunday afternoon. Autopsy reports confirmed he died of head trauma.

This is Edmonton’s 40th homicide of 2016. The Edmonton 2016 homicide victim’s list is available here.

Lauren Lafleche charged in the 2015 death of her 5 year old daughter

Edmonton police have laid charges in the October 16, 2015 death of Shalaina Arcand 5.

Police and paramedics were called to a home in the area of 116 Avenue and 124 Street on October 12, 2015, on report of an injured girl. Paramedics rushed 5 year old Shalaina to hospital where she was being treated for a head injury. Shalaina died of her injury on October 16, 2015.

According to police, an autopsy report was recently finalized in October 2016, and revealed the cause of death to be head trauma.

Lauren Lafleche 29, the mother of Shalaina has been charged with second degree murder and assault with a weapon.