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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.

56-year-old Michael Antoniuk, dies as result of an assault in Edmonton

Edmonton police responded to the report of an assault in the area of 108 Avenue and 31 Street on November 2nd at approximately 6:40pm.

Police and paramedics arrived to find an unresponsive 56-year-old man. the victim was rushed to hospital where he was pronounced deceased. The victim has been identified as Michael Antoniuk, 56.

Autopsy revealed that Antoniuk  died as a result of stab wounds.

Investigators encourage anyone with information about this suspicious death to contact the EPS at 780-423-4567

The 2018 Edmonton Homicide Victim List is available here.

Ahmed Azmi Ahmed, dies of gunshot wounds in Edmonton’s latest homicide

Edmonton police responded to a weapon’s complaint at a commercial business near 96 Street and 105A Avenue on October 23rd at approximately 9:30am.

Police arrived to find Ahmed Azmi Ahmed, 39, suffering from gunshot wounds at his place of employment. Ahmed was rushed to hospital where he died of his injuries.

Police encourage anyone with information about this homicide to contact the EPS at 780-423-4567

The 2018 Edmonton Homicide Victim List is available here.

Dany Mudingila Mutombo, identified as victim of a fatal shooting in Edmonton

Edmonton police responded to report of an injured male at Community League hall, near 40 Avenue and 117 Street, at approximately 2:30 a.m., on October 21st.

Police arrived to find Dany Mudingila Mutombo, 37, suffering from serious injuries. Mutombo was rushed to hospital where he died of his injuries. Edmonton police released the cause of death on October 23 and said Mutombo died as a result of a gunshot wound and the manner of death is homicide.

Anyone with information regarding the death is asked to call EPS at 780-423-4567.

The 2018 Edmonton Homicide Victim List is available here.

Edmonton police declare the death of Virgil Quinn a homicide

Edmonton Police responded to report of  an injured male in an alley near 118 Avenue and 82 Street on October 17th at approximately 9:40.

Police arrived to find 36-year-old Virgil Quinn, on the ground in medical distress. Quinn was rushed to hospital where he died of his injuries on October 28th. The cause of death has not been released at this time.

Anyone who has information about this homicide is encouraged to contact the EPS at 780-423-4567

The 2018 Edmonton Homicide Victim List is available here.

 

10 Biggest Canadian City Homicide Count, Homicide Rate Per 100,000 And Full Year 2018 Projections: Updated October 7th, 2018

Toronto still leads with the highest homicide rate per capita of the ten major cities, Winnipeg is second, with the City of Vancouver, Edmonton, and Brampton tied for third.

Toronto and Brampton projected homicides are up considerably over the 2017 totals.

Click on city for listing of that city’s homicides

City Population Homicides 2018 Proj. Homicides 2017
Projection per 100K Homicides
Toronto 2731571 83 108.2 4.0 63
Montreal 1704694 18 23.5 1.4 24
Calgary 1239220 11 14.3 1.2 28
Ottawa 934243 14 18.3 2.0 14
Edmonton 932546 21 27.4 2.9 42
Mississauga 721599 6 7.8 1.1 9
Winnipeg 705224 17 22.2 3.1 21
Vancouver 631486 14 18.3 2.9 17
Brampton 593638 13 16.9 2.9 6
Hamilton 536917 6 7.8 1.5 10

Update, arrest made – 74-year-old Asian male dies after he was assaulted at an Edmonton bar

Edmonton Police responded to a report of an assault of a 74-year-old Asian male at the Central Social Hall located at 109 Street and Jasper Avenue on September 8th at approximately 1:30am.

The victim was treated by EMS and transported to the hospital. The victim died in hospital as a result of his injuries on September 15th. An autopsy was conducted on September 18th revealing the manner of death was determined to be a homicide.

Investigators are urging anyone with information about this event to contact the EPS at 780-423-4567

Update September 30th
Mohamed Ahmed Sassi, 22, was taken into custody without incident on September 21st and charged with Manslaughter. 

The 2018 Edmonton Homicide Victim List is available here.

Clinton Roderick Roasting shot to death at an Edmonton Townhouse complex

Edmonton Police responded to a 911 call at approximately 1:47 a.m. earlier today, Monday, August 27, 2018.

Police arrived at the scene to find Clinton Roderick Roasting, 32, in medical distress  in a green space near East Parkview Estates, 32 Street and 116 Avenue. Despite life saving efforts, Roasting died of his injuries.

Anyone who has information about this death to contact the EPS at 780-423-4567

The 2018 Edmonton Homicide Victim List is available here.

10 Biggest Canadian City Homicide Count, Homicide Rate Per 100,000 And Full Year 2018 Projections: Updated July 24

City Population Homicides 2018 Proj. Homicides 2017
Projection per 100K Homicides
Toronto 2731571 58 103.3 3.8 63
Montreal 1704694 16 28.5 1.7 24
Calgary 1239220 6 10.7 0.9 28
Ottawa 934243 13 23.1 2.5 14
Edmonton 932546 18 32.0 3.4 42
Mississauga 721599 4 7.1 1.0 9
Winnipeg 705224 10 17.8 2.5 21
Vancouver 631486 11 19.6 3.1 17
Brampton 593638 11 19.6 3.3 6
Hamilton 536917 3 5.3 1.0 10

Man and woman found dead in a home, police say the woman’s death is the city’s 18th homicide

Edmonton police responded to a check on welfare request at an address in the Blue Quill neighbourhood, on July 12th at approximately 3:30pm.

Police arrived to find a 38-year-old female, and a 35-year-old male deceased in the home. The cause of death for the female victim is undetermined, however police said her death is the city’s 18th homicide. The cause of death for the male is non criminal.

Police are not looking for any suspects, and said the investigation is concluded and no charges will be laid.

The 2018 Edmonton Homicide Victim List is available here.