Jamal Joshua Malik Wheeler charged with the murder of Rukinisha Nkundabatware at Belvedere LRT Station in Edmonton

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Northeast Branch patrol officers responded to a weapons complaint at the Belvedere LRT Station on July 9th at approximately 9:15 p.m.

On arrival police located Rukinisha Nkundabatware deceased with suspicious injuries. Police said the cause of death was a stab wound to the chest.

Investigators arrested 27-year-old Jamal Joshua Malik Wheeler and charged him with second degree murder in relation to the homicide. Police believe the victim and suspect were not known to one another.

Investigators are asking for anyone with information about this homicide to contact the EPS at 780-423-4567 or #377 from a mobile phone. Anonymous information can also be submitted to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.