Barbara Nelson dies in hospital as a result of a violent home invasion

Edmonton police responded to a home near 119 Avenue and 61 Street at approximately 8:50 p.m., on January 18th on reports of shots fired.

Police arrived to find a 59-year-old female victim and a 56-year-old male victim suffering from undisclosed injuries. Both victims were rushed to hospital where Barbara Nelson died of her injuries. The male victim remains in hospital in serious condition.

Police said the suspects fled the residence prior to police arriving. 
Anyone with information in relation to this incident to contact the EPS at 780-423-4567.

The 2019 Edmonton Homicide Victim List is available here.