Update, arrest made – 74-year-old Asian male dies after he was assaulted at an Edmonton bar

Edmonton Police responded to a report of an assault of a 74-year-old Asian male at the Central Social Hall located at 109 Street and Jasper Avenue on September 8th at approximately 1:30am.

The victim was treated by EMS and transported to the hospital. The victim died in hospital as a result of his injuries on September 15th. An autopsy was conducted on September 18th revealing the manner of death was determined to be a homicide.

Investigators are urging anyone with information about this event to contact the EPS at 780-423-4567

Update September 30th
Mohamed Ahmed Sassi, 22, was taken into custody without incident on September 21st and charged with Manslaughter. 

The 2018 Edmonton Homicide Victim List is available here.