On Tuesday, February 10th the Edmonton Medical Examiner’s Office conducted an autopsy on the 24-year-old female found deceased in a downtown apartment on Monday evening. As a result of the autopsy, the Edmonton Police Service has confirmed the death to be the city’s second occurrence of homicide in 2015.
The deceased has been identified as Lena Steinhauer, 24 years of age.
Police continue to encourage anyone who has recently attended the apartment complex, or may have seen something suspicious in the area, to contact the Edmonton Police Service at 780-423-4567 or #377 from a mobile phone.
Homicide Section detectives arrested Ryan Matchee on Thursday, Sept. 17, 2015, in Edmonton. Matchee is facing second degree murder charges.