Update: John Patrick Harder charged with the murder of his mother and attempted murder of another woman – Calgary police investigate the homicide of a woman downtown apartment building

Calgary 2023 Homicide Victim List is available here

Calgary police were called to a residence in the 1100 block of Sixth Avenue S.W., for reports of an assault on Sunday, July 23, at around 4:00pm.

Police arrived to find two women suffering from injuries, who were transported to hospital. One woman sustained minor injuries, and the other, Sol HARDER, succumbed to her injuries a short time later.

One man was taken into custody at the scene and is believed to be associated to the victims. Sol HARDER, 60, died as a result of her injuries. She is the mother of the accused. John Patrick Bon HARDER, 32, of Calgary, has been charged with one count of second-degree murder and one count of attempted murder. He remains in custody and will next appear in court on July 25th.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact police by calling 403-266-1234.