Second degree murder charge laid in the death of Donald Alfred Carruthers

Edmonton police were called to an apartment building near 101 Avenue and 151 Street, at 4:50am February 5th, for what police called a violent altercation.

Police found Donald Alfred Carruthers, 66, dead in the suite. An autopsy conducted revealed Carruthers died of multiple blunt force trauma.

Carl Perteet, 59, was arrested and charged with second degree murder.

The Death of Carruthers was the 6th Murder of 2017. The Edmonton 2017 Homicide Victim List is available here.