September 2, 2014 12:50 pm
Updated: September 3, 2014 6:38 am

Teen implicated in northwest stabbing death

CALGARY – Police say murder charges are pending against a teenager in connection to the death of a man on Monday.

Homicide investigators were called to a parking lot in the 6300 block of Bowness Road around 10:30 p.m.

When they arrived, they found a 38-year-old man in medical distress suffering from what appeared to be stab wounds.

He was rushed to the Foothills Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

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Investigators believe the suspect and the victim knew of each other through a third party, and that the victim was injured during a fight.

“I did hear a little bit of the scuffle last night, but I didn’t see really anything until the fire trucks showed up,” says area resident Tamara Mowat. “I looked over my balcony… and I saw them working on the gentlemen. It was a little scary.”

An autopsy is scheduled for Wednesday, at which point the cause of death will be officially determined.

Officers have a 17-year-old man in custody and say charges of second-degree murder are pending.

The suspect’s name cannot be released due to the Youth Criminal Justice Act.

Investigators have spoken with a number of witnesses, but ask anyone with information to call police at 403-266-1234 or Crime Stoppers.

 

 

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