Police confirm male found in Edmonton fire was victim of homicide

Edmonton Police were called to the scene of a suspicious fire in the area of 113 Avenue and 29 Street, on April 19th at approximately 9:00am, after Edmonton Fire Rescue Services located a deceased male in the home.

The deceased has been identified Evan James Auger, 34. An autopsy completed on April 19th revealed the cause of death to be blunt force trauma.

No other information is available at this time.

Anyone with information about this crime to contact the EPS at 780-423-4567

The 2018 Edmonton Homicide Victim List is available here.