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Update Victim Identified – Edmonton Taxi Cab driver dies after being shot in his vehicle

Edmonton police responded to a report of a shooting placed by a taxi cab driver at 5am on August 26th  at 142 Street and Yellowhead Trail.

Police attempted CPR however the victim believed to be in his 20’s was declared dead at the scene.

Sgt. Duane Hunter of Homicide Section is urging anyone who was at Flux Ultra Lounge and my have information in relation to this investigation to call EPS at 780-423-4567.

Update August 31st
An autopsy conducted on August 30th revealed the identity of the victim as
Shardi Abdi Hassan, 23. The Edmonton Medical Examiner said Hassan died as a result of gunshot wounds.

 

The 2017 Edmonton homicide victim list is available here.

 

Update – Murder charge laid in the house fire that claimed the life of a 5 month old

Emergency crews were called to a residential fire at 1040 Armitage Crescent on August 22 at approximately 4am.

According to Edmonton police there were 8 people living in the home, 6 of them managed to escape the fire with minor injuries.  A mother and her 5 month old son were trapped in the home, but were rescued by fire fighters and transported to hospital.

The 5 month old died in hospital of smoke inhalation, his 29 year old mother remains in critical condition.

Homicide detectives continue to investigate.

Update Charges Laid

Edmonton police arrested Bronson Woycenko, 19, and Jessica Tammerand, 18, without incident on August 25th. Woycenko has been charged with Second Degree Murder, Arson: Disregard for human life and mischief under $5,000. Tammerand is charged with Arson:Disregard for human life, mischief under $5,000.

Police said the fire started as a result of patio furniture set a blaze near the front door.
 

The 2017 Edmonton homicide victim list is available here.

 

 

 

Peter Penac Edmonton’s 31st homicide victim dies of a gunshot wound

Edmonton police said Peter Penac was shot on August 5th while sitting in his vehicle in a northwest Edmonton at approximately 9:50pm.

Penac was rushed to hospital and treated for the gunshot wound. Peter Penac dies of his injuries on August 7th.

Police believe the assailant fled the scene in a Vehicle is believed
to be a 1998-2003 red, two door, Ford Escort (pictured below).

Photo made available by the Edmonton Police

The 2017 Edmonton homicide victim list is available here.

 

William John Robert Monkman wanted for second degree murder

Edmonton Police are investigating a suspicious death that happened in northeast Edmonton shortly after 3:30am on August 2nd.

Police were called to the area of 118 Avenue and 54 Street on report of an injured man. The victim was rushed to hospital, suffering from stab wounds. The 49 year old man died in hospital of his injuries.

Police are searching for William John Robert Monkman, in relation to the homicide. Monkman is described as an Indigenous male, with black hair and has a mustache and goatee. He is about 5’8” tall and has a pierced left ear.

Anyone with information about this incident or the suspect is asked to contact the EPS at 780-423-4567

The Edmonton 2017 Homicide Victim List is available here.

Update: Edmonton’s 28th Homicide victim of 2017 – James Dunham found dead in West Edmonton

Edmonton police responded to a weapons complaint on July 21st at 5:20 am in a residence near 101 Avenue and 153 Street. Police located the victim, James Joel Dunham, 40,  he was pronounced deceased at the scene.

Edmonton police are asking for assistance from the public in locating a person of interest,  Kendall Desjarlais (pictured below) in connection to the death of James Dunham.

Wanted for questioning – Kendall Desjarlais – photo made available by EPS

Edmonton police have provided a photo of the victim James Dunham (pictured below) in hopes of receiving information from the public regarding the activities of the deceased leading up to his death on July 21.

James Dunham – photo made available by EPS

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

Update October 15th
Brendan Christopher Dion, 27, was arrested and is facing a second degree murder charge in relation to the death of James Joel Dunham.

Edmonton 2017 Homicide victims list

Edmonton police identify Jordin Aksidan as the 27th homicide victim of 2017

Edmonton police responded to a call for assistance in the area of 119 Avenue and 34 Street just after 5am on July 5th.

On arrival police located the victim, later identified as 21 year old Jordin Amber Aksidan, suffering from serious injuries. Aksidan was rushed to hospital where she died as a result of a gunshot wound.

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

The 2017 Edmonton homicide victim list is available here.

Update: One dead and one injured in Edmonton’s 26th homicide

Edmonton police and emergency personnel were called to the area of 116 Street and Jasper Avenue on July 2nd on report of a shooting.

Emergency crews located the injured male who was pronounced dead at the scene. A woman was found with non life threatening injuries and is expected to survive.

Edmonton police believe the male and female were shot in the area of 116 street and Jasper Avenue, before leaving the scene in a black SUV.

Update July 4th

Edmonton police have identified the victim as Mahamoud Mahdi Nur, 25. Autopsy revealed that Nur died from multiple gunshot wounds.

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

The 2017 Edmonton homicide victim list is available here.

Update 3 people charged in Edmonton’s 26th 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.

Update June 26

Edmonton police have arrested 3 people in relation to the death of the 17 year old male. Arnold Anton Stephens, 38, was charged with second degree murder. Victoria May Carifelle, 30, was charged with second degree murder. Terence Christopher Lewis, 30, was charged with second degree murder.

Police decided not to release the name on the victim as it does not serve an investigative purpose. EPS has a duty to protect the privacy rights of the victims and their families.

Update June 27

According to a report by Global News friends and family identified the victim as Ashton Cardinal.

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.