Edmonton police investigating the city’s 4th homicide of 2019

Edmonton police responded to multiple 911 calls reporting a disturbance in the Ermineskin neighbourhood at approximately 1:50am on January 20th.

Police and paramedic arrived to find a male victim laying on the ground, outside of an apartment building. The victim was pronounced deceased at the scene. Police have not released the identity of the victim, or cause of death at this time.

Update January 24th
Edmonton police have confirmed that Gearard Wright, 20, of Edmonton, died from a stab wound.

Anyone with information in relation to this suspicious death to contact the EPS at 780-423-4567.

The 2019 Edmonton Homicide Victim List is available here