Second-degree murder charge laid in woman’s death in northeast Edmonton
EDMONTON — Police say a woman’s death in northeast Edmonton over the weekend has been deemed a homicide.
Police were called to a residence in the area of 49 Street and 134 Avenue Saturday night, where a woman was found dead.
The victim has been identified as 36-year-old Crystal Corinne Bruce. The cause of her death is not being released, police said in a media release Wednesday afternoon.
Ashlee Dawn Bruce, 29, has since been charged with second-degree murder, possession of an offensive weapon and assault with a weapon in connection to the 36-year-old’s death.
While the two women have the same last name, their relationship is not known.
This is Edmonton’s 23rd homicide of 2015.
*Editor’s note: This story was originally published on Sunday, Nov. 22, 2015. It was updated on Wednesday, Nov. 25 to include information about charges.
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