September 5, 2014 10:19 am
Updated: September 5, 2014 12:20 pm

UPDATE: Autopsy conducted in southeast Edmonton homicide

Edmonton police investigate after a female was found dead in a home in the area of 37 Avenue and 13 Street Friday, August 29, 2014.

Wes Rosa, Global News

EDMONTON — The Medical Examiner’s Office has confirmed the cause of death in an Aug. 29th homicide, which police say was an incident of domestic violence.

An autopsy has determined that 61-year-old Baldish Kang died as a result of blunt cranial trauma in the southeast Edmonton home she shared with her husband, Piara Kang.

The 63-year-old man has been charged with second degree murder and possession of an offensive weapon.

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Police were called to the couple’s residence, located in the area of 37 Avenue and 13 Street, around 8:30 a.m. last Friday.

Det. Bill Clark said it was believed a man from the residence went “to a relative’s house a fair distance from here and indicated that a female had died in the residence.”

Officers found his 61-year-old wife dead inside the home.

READ MORE: ‘There are some indications of foul play': EPS on suspicious death in southeast Edmonton

Police took the husband into custody Friday afternoon. After speaking to witnesses, officers located him at a home in the area of 33 Avenue and 34 Street.

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