Jamie Michael Dixon chaged with Manslaughter in February fentanyl overdose

Background: Edmonton police responded to a call for assistance in a parking lot near Gateway Boulevard and 43 Avenue on Thursday, Feb. 28, 2017. at approximately 5:30pm.

On arrival police found a 39 year old man dead in a vehicle. An autopsy was conducted and revealed the death to be a Fentanyl Overdose.

EPS arrested Jamie Dixon, 33, on October and charged him with trafficking and manslaughter.

Edmonton police have classified the death of the 39 year old man as the city’s 39th homicide of 2017.

The Edmonton 2017 Homicide Victim List is available here.