Strathcona County RCMP responded to a residential address near Wye Road in the Wye Cliff subdivision, on the report of a body found outside by area residents on December 27th at approximately 9:34am.
Police located the body of 28-year-old Justin Cole Larocque. Investigators determined that Larocquw had recently attended an Edmonton residence near 109 Avenue and 97 Street. His death is being considred a homicide, however, the cause of death is being withheld at this time for investigative purposes.
Edmonton Police assumed responsibility for the investigation on December 29th, and the file officially transitioned from the Sherwood Park RCMP to EPS.