Man dies after Edmonton alley stabbing

Edmonton police were flagged down by a man in the area of 118 Avenue and 50 Street at around 3:30 am on June 16th reporting that a man had been stabbed.

Police located the injured man in an alley, however the man died before EMS arrived.

The identity of the man has not been released at this time.

Anyone with information about this incident or what led up to the death of this man are asked to contact the EPS at 780-423-4567

Update June 19th,

Police have identified the deceased as Brent Jonas Coates 33.

The stabbing death Brent Jonas Coates is the 23 homicide for Edmonton this year. The 2017 Edmonton Homicide Victim List is available here.