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Deng Mathew Garang Tong died of a stab wound

Deng Mathew Garang Tong 23, was stabbed Feb 22 in an altercation that left four people with injuries. Police were called to a weapons complaint in the area. Police found Tong suffering from a stab wound. He was taken to hospital where he died.

The other victims were rushed to hospital and suffered non life threatening injuries

Update-

5 people now charged in the Death of Tong. Keith James Phillips, 31, was arrested on Thursday May 19th 2016 and charged with first degree murder. Clinton Robert Kailek, 26, Billy Joe Nelson, 37, Jonathan Piche, 32, and Tyler Strathdee, 27, are also charged with first-degree murder in Tong’s death.

Edmonton woman Lena Steinhauer found dead in apartment.

On Tuesday, February 10th the Edmonton Medical Examiner’s Office conducted an autopsy on the 24-year-old female found deceased in a downtown apartment on Monday evening.  As a result of the autopsy, the Edmonton Police Service has confirmed the death to be the city’s second occurrence of homicide in 2015.

The deceased has been identified as Lena Steinhauer, 24 years of age.

Police continue to encourage anyone who has recently attended the apartment complex, or may have seen something suspicious in the area, to contact the Edmonton Police Service at 780-423-4567 or #377 from a mobile phone.

 

**UPDATE**

Homicide Section detectives arrested Ryan Matchee on Thursday, Sept. 17, 2015, in Edmonton. Matchee is facing second degree murder charges.

Paul Murray Grandbois father of four identified as first Edmonton homicide victim of 2015

The man has been identified as 36-year-old Paul Murray Grandbois. The cause of death is not being released at this time because the investigation is still taking place.

Police were called to assist EMS in the Blue Quill Estates neighbourhood around 6:40 a.m. Wednesday Jan 21, where the body was found laying beside the curb on 25 Avenue, between 119 Street and 120 Street in Edmonton.

Police said they did not have any suspects.

Grandbois’ criminal record includes a July 2008 conviction of failing to comply with conditions, an April 2009 conviction for failing to appear, and a May 2009 conviction for breaching conditions. In December 2009 he was sentenced to 32 months in jail for sexual assault and in April 2013 Grandbois was sentenced to 30 days in jail for assault.

Elderly couple found dead in Entwistle.

Two seniors are dead in what police believe is a murder-suicide in the Hamlet of Entwistle.

At around 1:30 p.m. on Jan 7th, Evansburg RCMP were asked to check on a woman’s elderly parents at their Entwistle home. Inside the residence, officers found the couple, both aged 73, deceased. The pair died of apparent gunshot wounds.

There was no sign of forced entry and the residence was secured from the inside, this lead police to believe this incident was a murder suicide.

The name of the couple is not being released at the family’s request.