Edmonton Homicide section investigating the death of Rebecca Hunter

Edmonton police were dispatched to the area of 133 Avenue and 140 Street on the report of a deceased female on November 13th at approximately 6:45am.

On arrival police located 35-year-old Rebeca Hunter deceased in front of a home. An autopsy was performed and police said the results will not be made public, however, the death is still being treated as suspicious.

Homicide detectives are asking anyone with information concerning Rebecca Hunter’s whereabouts in the days and hours leading up to her death to contact them at 780-423-4567.

The 2019 Edmonton Homicide Victim List is available here

Calgary Police Investigating the Fatal Stabbing of Deborah Onwu, a professional caseworker.

Calgary police were called to a residence in the 1800 block of 27 Avenue S.W on report of a stabbing on October 25th at approximately 2:45 a.m.

Police and paramedics arrived to find a female victim suffering from serious injuries, she was declared deceased at the scene. Police do not believe the stabbing was random, and the investigation lead police to arrest a suspect downtown around 5:00 a.m on October 25th.

Anyone with information on this incident is asked to contact us by calling the non-emergency number at 403-266-1234.

Update October 25th
Calgary police have identified the victim as Deborah Onwu, 47, a professional caseworker supporting a man at his assisted living residence.  Police said it is believed that a verbal and physical confrontation occurred between the man and his caseworker, at which time the woman was stabbed. Police have arrested Brandon Jacob Spencer Newman, 18, of Calgary, and charged him with second degree murder.

The 2019 Calgary Homicide Victim List is available here.

Hinton RCMP identify Athabasca woman who was found murdered in April 2019

RCMP have identified the woman who was found dead outside of Hinton Alberta in April 2019, as 25-year-old Nature Duperron.

Duperron was reported missing on April 15 after last being seen at the beginning of the month in Edmonton. Hinton RCMP found human remains outside of the town late in the month of April, but at the time the victim was not identified.

On October 18th the RCMP major crimes unit released that Duperron’s death is being treated as a homicide. Anyone with information on this investigation is asked to call the Hinton RCMP at 780-865-5544.

Cody Michaloski found dead in a Grande Prairie apartment was the victim of a homicide

RCMP were called to an apartment building on Poplar Drive in the early morning hours of October 13th where they found the body of a man in one of the units.

Police initially called the death suspicious however, an autopsy was conducted and proved otherwise. Police have not released the cause of death, only saying that the victim has been identified as Cody Michaloski, 28, and his death has been ruled a homicide.

No arrests have been made at this time.

Slave Lake Police release a sketch of the unidentified homicide victim

Slave Lake RCMP responded to a report of found human remains that had been located in a rural area near the town on October 6th.

Police said the victim is male, believed to be older than 45 years old. The victim appears to be Caucasian with possible mixed Indigenous ancestry, he appeared to have had a stubble beard at the time of death and balding pattern style of hair. Police believe the victim had been deceased for a period of time.

The death is being investigated as a homicide. Slave Lake RCMP are asking for the public’s assistance for any information in relation to this incident or identifying those responsible. Please contact the Slave Lake RCMP at 780-849-3999.

Edmonton Police investigating Human remains found in a Sherwood neighbourhood alley

Edmonton Police responded to a report of human remains by a citizen who had been walking in an alley west of 149 Street between 92 and 93 Avenue on August 15th. 

Police said the Edmonton Medical Examiner completed an autopsy on August 16th, however, the results will not be shared with the public at this time. 

Update the remains have been identified as Terri Ann Rowan, 33. The cause and manner of death are not being released at this time to protect the integrity of the investigation.

Homicide detectives ask anyone who may have been through the alley on Aug. 14-15 that may have witnessed any suspicious behaviour of individuals and/or unfamiliar vehicles in that area to contact police at 780-423-4567 or #377 from a mobile phone. 

The 2019 Edmonton Homicide Victim List is available here

Man found dead on Fort McMurray street

Wood Buffalo RCMP responded to a report of an unresponsive man at approximately 7:20am on McLeod Street on August 3rd. 

Despite life saving efforts the victim was pronounced deceased at the scene. Police have called the death suspicious and continue to investigate. 

Anyone with information about this incident or criminal activity in Wood Buffalo is asked to contact Wood Buffalo RCMP at 780-788-4040 

Edmonton Homicide Section investigating the suspicious death of a 43-year-old man

Edmonton police located a deceased male outdoors in the area of 100 Street and 106 Avenue, on June 26th at approximately 9:00pm.

An autopsy was conducted by the Edmonton Medical Examiner on June 27th, however the results were inconclusive. Police said further medical testing will be conducted on the 43-year-old victim.

Edmonton Police Homicide Section continues to investigate.

RCMP Investigating the death of a woman in Berwyn as a homicide.

RCMP were called to a home in Berwyn, on June 26th at approximately 9:30am to assist paramedics.

When police arrived the 31-year-old woman was deceased inside the home. The death has been deemed a homicide. The identity of the deceased and cause of death have not been released at this time.

More information will be added as it becomes available.

Canadian Major City Statistics are available here

Man accused of killing his father in Lacombe County, Alberta.

Rimbey RCMP responded to a complaint in Lacombe County, at a rural property, on June24th at approximately 4;00pm.

Police arrived to find Patrick Alexander Freeman, 61, suffering from serious injuries. The victim was rushed to Calgary’s Foothills Medical Centre, where he died from his injuries. Cause of death has not been released.

Police have charged Patrick William Freeman, 28, the victim’s son, with first-degree murder.  

Canadian Major City Statistics are available here