Edmonton police responded to a call for assistance near 98 Street and 78 Avenue on June 2nd at approximately 1:25am.
Police arrived to fin Xavier Chartier, 30, in medical distress. Chartier was rushed to hospital where he died of his injuries. An autopsy was completed and revealed the cause of death to be sharp force injury, and the manner of death a homicide.
Police are asking residents in the area of 78 to 82 Avenue and 96 to 99 Street to check their properties for a sharp-edged weapon. If a weapon is located, residents are asked to not touch it and contact police immediately at 780-423-4567.
*Investigators also believe Mr. Chartier was in the company of another male, who was last seen walking westbound on 78 Avenue. They would like that person to contact police at 780-423-4567 or #377 from a mobile phone. Anonymous information can also be submitted to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477