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.
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
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.
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.
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 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
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.