January 25, 2016 7:59 am
Updated: January 26, 2016 7:18 pm

Edmonton police investigate 4th homicide of 2016

Police were called to a suspicious death near 119th Avenue and 80th Street in Edmonton's Eastwood neighbourhood Sunday night. January 24, 2015.

Craig Ryan, Global News

EDMONTON — Edmonton police are investigating the city’s fourth homicide of 2016.

Alex John Sinclair died in hospital after he was found in a vehicle with obvious signs of trauma Sunday night.

An autopsy confirmed the 53-year-old died after being stabbed.

Sinclair was found in the area of 119 Avenue and 80 Street at around 9:45 p.m.

Police are now looking for a man between the ages of 25 and 30 who may have been in the area Sunday night. Police said he was wearing dark-coloured clothing.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the EPS at 780-423-4567 or #377 from a mobile phone. Anonymous information can be submitted to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or online.

*Editor’s note: This story was originally published on Monday, Jan. 25, 2016. It was updated at 4:10 p.m. Tuesday to include the victim’s name and cause of death. 

© 2016 Shaw Media

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