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Andrea Marie Berg Identified As Woman Found Dead In Shopping Cart In Edmonton Alley

The woman found dead in an Edmonton alley, tied up in a shopping cart June 16th, has been identified as 42-year-old Andrea Marie Berg. Berg’s body was discovered with her legs bound and tape over her mouth.

The medical examiner found she died of blunt force trauma and police are calling her death a homicide.

**UPDATE**

Lana Jane Pelletier, 42, is charged with second-degree murder. John Charles Kisil, 50, is charged with being an accessory after the fact

 

Norman Walter Raddatz killed Edmonton officer Const. Daniel Woodall

Raddatz, 42, fired over 50 bullets from inside his southwest Edmonton home on June 8th, killing Const. Daniel Woodall and wounding another officer. After the shooting, flames engulfed the home, burning the house to the ground. A body believed to be that of Raddatz was found in the basement.

Officers had gone to Raddatz’s home in west Edmonton on June 8th to arrest him on an outstanding warrant for a bylaw offence.

 

Claudia Mary Iron-Howard, stabbed to death

June 4th Edmonton police were called to the Central McDougall neighbourhood, where Claudia Mary Iron-Howard was found in life-threatening condition after being assaulted. Howard was taken to the Royal Alexandra Hospital, where she died.

An Autopsy Claudia Mary Iron-Howard, 29, died from a stab wound to the chest, and her death has been deemed a homicide.

**UPDATE**

Shawn Richard had been identified as the “primary suspect” in the murder of Claudia Iron-Howard. Police had developed enough evidence charge Mr. Richard, with the death of Claudia Mary Iron-Howard, however Richard was murdered on August 31, 2015.

Police say they now consider the case concluded.

 

Jason George Costouros shot in Edmonton

Jason George Costouros 32, the victim of a fatal Edmonton shooting on May 28th, had a  gruesome criminal history.

Police were called to a home on May 28th on a weapons complaint. They found Costouros dead on the driveway of him parents home. Edmonton police have confirmed that Costouros died as a result of a gun shot wound.

Police have not named any suspects at this time.

In 2007 Costouros was charged with being accessory to murder and interfering with a dead body in the vicious death of David Wong.

David Klassen charged with the death of Trevor Deleeuw

David Klassen was arrested Sept. 1 in Yellowknife and charged with the April 6th murder of Trevor Keith Deleeuw in Edmonton.

Deleeuw was shot April 6th  a plaza parking lot. His body was found beside a garbage bin at the Nevada Place apartment complex.

**UPDATE**

Edmonton police have laid more charges in the April death of Deleeuw. Joseph Charron, 26, was charged with second-degree murder. Police are looking for a third suspect Shayne Fry, of St. Albert, who is wanted on a warrant for second-degree murder.

Body found in burnt car deemed a homicide.

RCMP were investigating  after a body was found inside a burned vehicle on a service road just west of Stony Plain on April 3rd.

The age and identity of the person is not yet known and the cause of the fire is under investigation, RCMP said in a news release.

Anyone with information should call Stony Plain RCMP at 780-986-7200. To submit a tip anonymously call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

Death of Hyde Hayden, 14, being investigated as homicide.

The death of 14-year-old Hyde Hayden, whose body was found at the Roseau River First Nation over the weekend, is being investigated as a homicide, RCMP announced Tuesday.

Officers with the Dakota Ojibway Police Service found the teen outside Ginew School on March 1st.

The cause of death has not been released, and no suspects have been named.

Anyone with information about the case is asked to call the Dakota Ojibway Police Service Roseau River Detachment at 204-427-3034 or Crime Stoppers.