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Charges laid after man fatally stabbed near central Edmonton convenience store

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A 23-year-old man has been charged with second-degree murder after a 34-year-old man was stabbed to death outside a convenience store in the central Edmonton McDougall area.

Police responded to a weapons complaint near 107 Avenue and 104 Street just after 2 a.m. on Friday, Dec. 22. They found a man in medical distress and started first aid. EMS arrived and the man was pronounced dead.

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An autopsy on the victim was completed Wednesday and it was determined that Harley Herman, 34, died from a stab wound. The manner of death was ruled homicide.

Edmonton police arrested and charged Tyler Gray, 23.

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