July 31, 2014 1:58 pm

UPDATE: Edmonton police charge man in connection with June homicide

Edmonton Police are investigating a suspicious death after a man's body was found in a home in Edmonton's Bonnie Doon neighbourhood. June 22, 2014.

Global News

EDMONTON – Edmonton police have charged a 26-year-old man with manslaughter in connection to the June 22 death of Saskatchewan’s Michael Bradley Laronde, 33.

Justin Mark Nanaquawetung turned himself into homicide investigators at police headquarters on Wednesday afternoon.

He was arrested and charged with manslaughter in Laronde’s death.

Police say Laronde died from blunt force trauma to the head after a fight outside a pub in the area of 91 Street and 83 Avenue.

His body was found in a Bonnie Doon area home at 9153 83 Avenue on Sunday, June 22.  Police later confirmed the death as a homicide.

Nanaquawetung appeared before a Justice of the Peace Wednesday night and was released on bail.

A man’s body is removed from a home in Edmonton’s Bonnie Doon neighbourhood. June 22, 2014.

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*Editor’s note: This story was originally published on Monday, June 23, 2014. It was updated on Friday at 7:49 p.m. MST, and again on Thursday, July 31 at 11:45 a.m.

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