Second-degree murder charge laid in woman’s death in northeast Edmonton

Police were called to an apartment in the area of 49 Street and 134 Avenue Saturday, Nov. 21, 2015. Michel Boyer, Global News

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.


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*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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