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Abdiqani Hussen dies after being shot near Evansdale Community Hall in Edmonton

Edmonton police responded to a weapon’s complaint near 145 Avenue and 91 Street on April 8th at approximately 3:35am. It was reported that gunshots were heard near the Evansdale Community Hall, following an early-morning social function .

Police arrived to learn that the victim was rushed to a medical centre by family members, where he later died of his injuries injuries.

The Edmonton Medical Examiner has confirmed that Abdiqani Hussen, 23, of Edmonton, died of a gunshot wound.

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

The 2018 Edmonton Homicide Victim List is available here.

Update, charges laid – Middle aged man found dead in Edmonton.

Edmonton police officers responded to report of an injured man in the area of 117 Avenue and 91 Street on March 25th at approximately 10:30pm.

On arrival police located a deceased middle aged male in a multi-unit residence. The cause of death has not been released, but the homicide team has taken over the case.

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

Update April 1st
Clinton Wabasca, 36, was arrested March 29th and charged with first degree murder.  Edmonton Police said they are not disclosing the name of the victim due to privacy concerns.

The 2018 Edmonton Homicide Victim List is available here.

Marlon Jair Nunez stabbed to death in Edmonton’s 4th homicide of 2018

Edmonton police responded to an address in near 107 Street and 83 Avenue at approximately 5:10 on March 15th for a check on welfare.

Police arrived to find Marlon Jair Nunez, 39, deceased inside a suite in that complex. An autopsy was performed by the Edmonton Medical Examiner on March 13th, and revealed the cause of death to be stab wounds.

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

Update March 17

Edmonton police have issued a warrant for the arrest of Kyle Lauman 35. Lauman is wated for second degree murder in the death od Marlon Jair Nunez.

Lauman is described as being a heavy set black male, 5’5” tall and 211 pounds with brown eyes. He has short, black hair, with a moustache and thin goatee. Both of his ears are pierced. Anyone with information on the whereabouts of Lauman should contact the EPS at 780-423-4567.

The 2018 Edmonton Homicide Victim List is available here.

Update, Charges laid in Edmonton’s 2nd homicide of 2018 – Jarvis Katz dies of a stab wound in Edmonton

Edmonton police responded to report of a stabbing in the area of 118 Avenue and 80 Street on January 15th at 8:30pm.

Jarvis Katz, 28, was found at the scene suffering from a stab wound. Katz was rushed to hospital where he died of his injuries on January 17th.

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

Update April 11th
Edmonton police arrested Douglas Ronald Hecht, 34, on April 7th in downtown Edmonton. Hecht has been charged with second degree murder and possession of an offensive weapon dangerous to the public.

Update May 3rd
On April 20th, Edmonton police arrested and charged Jonathan Sidney Burd, 48, with second degree murder, possession of an offensive weapon dangerous to the public, and two breaches of probation.

On April 30th, EPS Arrested and charged  Alexandra Friesen, 27, with robbery and assault causing bodily harm against another individual who was also present in the home at the time of the incident.

The 2018 Edmonton Homicide Victim List is available here.

Edmonton’s first homicide of 2018 – Ruben Baker dies of unreleased cause

Edmonton police responded to the report of a deceased male found in the area of 92 Avenue and 77 Street on January 1st at 1:20pm.

An autopsy was preformed on January 3rd, and determined the death of Ruben Baker 21 was a homicide. Police have not released the cause of death at this time  to protect the integrity of the ongoing investigation.

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

Update: Charges laid in Edmonton Christmas day homicide

Edmonton police responded to a call for assistance at an address near 73 Avenue and 77 Street at approximately 3:30am on December 25th. On arrival police found a 48 year old man dead in the residence.

Police released the autopsy results on December 28th, revealing the cause of death to be a stab wound. The name of the victim has not been released.

Police arrested Stephan Hendrick Kody, 22, the victim’s step-son,  and charged him with second degree murder and possession of an offensive weapon.

Update December 31st
Eddie Eugene Melenka, 48, has been identified as Edmonton’s 42nd homicide victim of 2017. Autopsy report revealed the cause of death to be a stab wound.

The Edmonton 2017 Homicide Victim List is available here.

Family Lawyer Laurie Cunningham charged with second degree murder of an Edmonton man

Edmonton Police were called to a disturbance at a residence in the area of 87 Avenue and 178 Street on November 7th at approximately 9:30pm.

At the scene police and EMS located the injured man. He was rushed to hospital where he died of his injuries. 60 year old Laurie Cunningham was attested at the scene.

An autopsy conducted on November 8th revealed the victim’s Identity as Mark Huemer 59, and cause of death to be a single stab wound.

Laurie Cunningham was charged with second degree murder in the death of Huemer. Police said the Victim and accused were known to each-other but did not offer any further information.

The Edmonton 2017 Homicide Victim List is available here.

Jamie Michael Dixon chaged with Manslaughter in February fentanyl overdose

Background: Edmonton police responded to a call for assistance in a parking lot near Gateway Boulevard and 43 Avenue on Thursday, Feb. 28, 2017. at approximately 5:30pm.

On arrival police found a 39 year old man dead in a vehicle. An autopsy was conducted and revealed the death to be a Fentanyl Overdose.

EPS arrested Jamie Dixon, 33, on October and charged him with trafficking and manslaughter.

Edmonton police have classified the death of the 39 year old man as the city’s 39th homicide of 2017.

The Edmonton 2017 Homicide Victim List is available here.

Edmonton police investigating after human remains were found buried beneath a garage

Edmonton police received a tip that a body may have been buried beneath a garage floor in the area of 118 Avenue and 96 Street.

Police uncovered the remains of an unidentified male on September 29th. the investigation is still in its early stages and Homicide detectives have taken over the case.

More information will be added as it becomes available.

Update October 3

An autopsy conducted has revealed the identity of the deceased as Derek James Winnig, 42. Winning had been missing since May of this year. A photo of the victim has been released however the cause of death will be withheld during the investigation. Police have asked that anyone with information contact the EPS at 780-423-4567.

Photo made available by the EPS