Edmonton Homicide section investigating the City’s 5th homicide this year

Edmonton police responded to reports of gunshots being heard in The Orchards at Ellerslie neighbourhood, at approximately 7:35pm on January 21st.

Police arrived to paramedics treating a young man who was lying on the street on Crabapple Crescent. The victim was rushed to hospital where he died of his injuries.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 780-423-4567.

The 2019 Edmonton Homicide Victim List is available here

Edmonton police investigating the city’s 4th homicide of 2019

Edmonton police responded to multiple 911 calls reporting a disturbance in the Ermineskin neighbourhood at approximately 1:50am on January 20th.

Police and paramedic arrived to find a male victim laying on the ground, outside of an apartment building. The victim was pronounced deceased at the scene. Police have not released the identity of the victim, or cause of death at this time.

Update January 24th
Edmonton police have confirmed that Gearard Wright, 20, of Edmonton, died from a stab wound.

Anyone with information in relation to this suspicious death to contact the EPS at 780-423-4567.

The 2019 Edmonton Homicide Victim List is available here

Barbara Nelson dies in hospital as a result of a violent home invasion

Edmonton police responded to a home near 119 Avenue and 61 Street at approximately 8:50 p.m., on January 18th on reports of shots fired.

Police arrived to find a 59-year-old female victim and a 56-year-old male victim suffering from undisclosed injuries. Both victims were rushed to hospital where Barbara Nelson died of her injuries. The male victim remains in hospital in serious condition.

Police said the suspects fled the residence prior to police arriving. 
Anyone with information in relation to this incident to contact the EPS at 780-423-4567.

The 2019 Edmonton Homicide Victim List is available here.

Edmonton’s second homicide victim of 2019 identified as Enzo Campoli

Edmonton police responded to multiple reports of shots fired in the area of 77 Street and 166 Avenue, on January 9th at approximately 8:15pm.

Police and paramedics arrived to find Enzo Campoli, 52, injured and lying on the sidewalk in front of a residence. Despite lifesaving efforts, Campoli was pronounced deceased at the scene.

Cause of death has not been released at this time. Anyone with any information is asked to contact the EPS at 780-423-4567.

Update
Edmonton’s Medical Examiner has determined the cause of Enzo Campoli’s death to be multiple gunshot wounds.

Edmonton Homicide # 28 – Police investigating suspicious death of a 49-year-old woman in Edmonton

Edmonton police responded to a report of an assault with a weapon at a home in the area of 214 Street and Breckenridge Drive, on December 28th at 8:50am.

Police arrived to find a 49-year-old woman suffering from serious injuries. Despite life saving measures by paramedics, she was pronounced at the scene.

53-year-old Wen Zhou Zhang turned himself into police at 10:15am on December 28th. Edmonton police said Mr Zhang has been charged with second degree murder and possession of weapon for dangerous purpose in the city’s 28th homicide of 2018.

Update court documents have identified the deceased as
Wenlan Bu, 49. Cause of death has been reported as a gunshot wound.

The 2018 Edmonton Homicide Victim List is available here.

Chelsey Lagrelle charged with manslaughter in the death of Samantha Sharpe

Rocky Mountain House RCMP responded to a report of a woman in distress on the Sunchild First Nation, on December 12th at approximately 2:35am.

Police arrived to find 25 year old Samantha Sharpe deceased, and an injured 24-year-old man. 

Police said the suspect, 23-year-old Chelsey Lagrelle, was arrested in a different location without incident. Lagrelle of Sunchild First Nation has been charged with manslaughter in the death of Samantha Sharpe, and  assault with a weapon. The victims and accused were known to eachother. 

Two children ages 6 months and 3 years old, stabbed to death in Edmonton. Murder charges have been laid

Edmonton police responded to a domestic violence report on December 5th at approximately 5:35pm, at an apartment near 79th ave and 71 st. 

Police arrived to find an injured woman, who was allegedly being chased by a male suspect. Further investigation lead police to discover that there were two children involved, the youngest being the biological child of the suspect. 

Police were unable to locate the children during the initial search at the apartment where the children lived with their mother. 

The suspect was arrested at a garage that he had broken into, and after questioning the whereabouts of the children, police returned to the apartment. 

The children were found concealed under household items in a room that was being used as a storage room. Both children were deceased. Police charged the 29-year-old male suspect with 2 counts of second degree murder.

Police stated that the name of the accused will not be released as it does not serve an investigative purpose at this time. 

Update 
The Edmonton Medical Examiner has confirmed that two children ages six months and 3 years old were stabbed to death, and the manner of death is homicide.

The 2018 Edmonton Homicide Victim List is available here.

Gursumeet Singh Brar found dead on a rural property in Strathcona County

Strathcona County RCMP responded to a 911 report of a deceased male on a rural property at Highway 14 and Range Road 231 in Strathcona County, on November 29th at approximately 8:35am.

Police arrived to find a deceased 25-year-old men who was later identified as Gursumeet Singh Brar. Police said the circumstances surrounding the death of Brar were suspicious, and the autopsy revealed the manner of death to be a homicide.  Cause of death has not been released.

No arrests have been made at this time.

Cordelius Terry Jackson Harrison wanted for the murder of Calgary’s latest homicide victim Rofas Ibrahim Sheikeldin

Calgary police were called to Paranoia nightclub located at 118 5 Avenue S.E. on November 25th, at approximately 2:50 am on report of an altercation.

Police believe that more than 20 people were involved in the altercation that left a man in his 30s in life-threatening condition. The victim was rushed to hospital where he died of his injuries. 

Police will not be releasing the identity of the victim or cause of death at this time.

Cordelius Terry Jackson Harrison 29, is wanted for second degree murder. He is described as approximately 5’9” tall, 190 pounds and most often has black, shoulder-length braided hair.

Anyone who may have information is asked to contact the police non-emergency number 403-266-1234

Update November 28th
Cordelius Terry Jackson Harrison, surrendered to Calgary police on Tuesday, November 27th. Harrison is facing a charge of second-degree murder in relation to the death of Rofas Ibrahim Sheikeldin, 37.

Arley Lagrelle dies as a result of his injuries at a Sunchild First Nation gas station attack.

RCMP responded to a report of an injured man at the Sunchild gas station at approximately 9pm on November 9th.

Police arrived to fins Arley Lagrelle, 23, suffering from serious injuries. Lagrelle was rushed to hospital where he died of his injuries.

Nancy Littlejohn, the mother of the deceased said her son died of stab wounds, however RCMP have not released the cause of death.

Police arrested several suspects at O’Chiese First Nation. No information regarding charges have been release at this time.