Homicide detectives investigate after a person was found dead at an encampment in central Edmonton – Edmonton

The death of a person whose body was found at an encampment in central Edmonton on Tuesday is currently being investigated by homicide detectives, according to police.

In a news release on Tuesday evening, the Edmonton Police Department said the person’s death was considered « suspicious. » They did not specify the age of the person but said it was a man.

According to EPS, officers responded to a report of a body discovered near a walking path and light rail tracks in the 95th Street and 106th Avenue area at 2:36 p.m.

“The death was initially reported to the town camp team by an unidentified male,” police said.

« Detectives would like to speak with this man, who may have information that could help the investigation, and are asking him to report to the police. »

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An autopsy is scheduled for Friday.

Anyone with information about the death is asked to call EPS at 780-423-4567 or #377 from a cell phone. Anonymous information may also be submitted to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or online at http://www.p3tips.com/250.

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