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Edmonton homicides 2016: Who, where, when and how

A man was taken to hospital with life-threatening injuries after being found shot in the parking lot of Duster's Pub at 64th Street and 118th Avenue in north Edmonton. He later died. December 3, 2015.
A man was taken to hospital with life-threatening injuries after being found shot in the parking lot of Duster's Pub at 64th Street and 118th Avenue in north Edmonton. He later died. December 3, 2015. Charles Taylor, Global News

EDMONTON — Nearly one person a week was the victim of a homicide in Edmonton in 2016.

By the end of 2016, 41 homicides were declared by Edmonton police and just under half of them were the result of shootings. In some cases, homicides declared in 2016 were actually historic files, as the deaths happened in previous years. Sixteen victims were shot, 12 were stabbed, five were beaten to death with another weapon.

READ MORE: Edmonton 2016: police say near-record homicide rate has become normal

For context, in 2011, Edmonton hit a record of 50 homicides, according to Statistics Canada.

Here is a map showing where each 2016 crime occurred, and below is a list of each death, including when it happened, how the victim died (if known) and other pertinent details.

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READ MORE: ‘We’re scrambling big time’: Edmonton homicide detectives investigate 6 deaths in 6 days

Police shut down 111 Avenue between 92 Street and 94 Street to investigate a fatal shooting. January 1, 2016.
Police shut down 111 Avenue between 92 Street and 94 Street to investigate a fatal shooting. January 1, 2016. Morris Gamblin, Global News

Jan. 1: Homicide 1

Victim: Abdikadir Mohamed, 25

Where: Near 93 Street & 111 Avenue

Cause of death: Gunshot wound

What happened? Mohamed died in hospital nearly a week after being shot in downtown Edmonton. He was one of two men shot near a lounge during the early morning hours on New Year’s Day. No arrests have been made.

READ MORE: Victim of New Year’s Day shooting dies in Edmonton hospital

Edmonton police were called to a north Edmonton on Thursday, January 7, 2016. A man was found dead inside.
Edmonton police were called to a north Edmonton on Thursday, January 7, 2016. A man was found dead inside. Dave Carels, Global News

Jan. 7: Homicide 2

Victim: David Gordon Fleming, 28

Where: A home on 114 Street, near 134 Avenue

Cause of death: Gunshot wound

What happened? Police were called just before 5 a.m. to a weapons complaint at a home in Edmonton’s Kensington area. Officers arrived to find Fleming dead inside the house. Police have not said if any arrests have been made.

READ MORE: Police say man found dead in north Edmonton was murdered

Edmonton police investigate a shooting death in the area of 119 Avenue and 34 Street Thursday, Jan. 14, 2016.
Edmonton police investigate a shooting death in the area of 119 Avenue and 34 Street Thursday, Jan. 14, 2016. Shallima Maharaj, Global News

Jan. 14: Homicide 3

Victim: Derek Alexander Garnham, 32

Where: Near 34 Street & 119 Avenue

Cause of death: Gunshot wound

What happened? Police were called by EMS to a home in Edmonton’s Abbottsfield area around 7 p.m. Garnham was found dead inside an area residence. Police have not said if any arrests have been made.

READ MORE: Police identify Edmonton’s latest homicide victim

Police were called to a fatal stabbing near 119th Avenue and 80th Street in Edmonton\’s Eastwood neighbourhood Sunday night. January 24, 2015.
Police were called to a fatal stabbing near 119th Avenue and 80th Street in Edmonton\’s Eastwood neighbourhood Sunday night. January 24, 2015. Craig Ryan, Global News

Jan. 24: Homicide 4

Victim: Alex John Sinclair, 53

Where: In a vehicle near 119 Avenue & 80 Street

Cause of death: Stabbing

What happened?  Alex John Sinclair died in hospital after he was found in a vehicle with obvious signs of trauma the evening of Sunday, Jan. 24. An autopsy confirmed the 53-year-old died after being stabbed. Police have not said if any arrests have been made.

READ MORE: Edmonton police investigate 4th homicide of 2016

A man was shot and killed near the Rogers Place construction site in downtown Edmonton on Sunday, Feb. 21, 2016.
A man was shot and killed near the Rogers Place construction site in downtown Edmonton on Sunday, Feb. 21, 2016. Global News

Feb. 21: Homicide 5

Victim: Darren Douglas Sinner, 41

Where: Found near the Rogers Place construction site at 104 Avenue & 101 Street

Cause of death: Gunshot wound

What happened? Darren Douglas Sinner, of Edmonton, died after being shot. Police believe it may have happened after a verbal exchange between Sinner and one or more suspects. He was found near the Rogers Place construction site the morning of Sunday, Feb. 21. Police want to talk to a woman they said helped a Baccarat Casino security officer administer first aid to Sinner. Police have not said if any arrests have been made.

READ MORE: Edmonton police search for woman who tried to help downtown murder victim

Police remained on scene in the area of Chappelle Drive and Claxton Loop Monday, Feb. 22, 2016.
Police remained on scene in the area of Chappelle Drive and Claxton Loop Monday, Feb. 22, 2016. Global News

Feb. 21: Homicide 6

Victim: William John Patterson, 37

Where: At a home near Chappelle Drive & Claxton Loop

Cause of death: Gunshot wound

What happened? Patterson died after being shot in the Heritage Valley area. Police were called to a weapons complaint in deep southwest Edmonton at around 4:55 a.m. on Sunday, Feb. 21. Patterson was taken to hospital and later died of his injuries. Police have not said if any arrests have been made.

READ MOREShooting death in Edmonton’s Chappelle area is 6th homicide of 2016

Two people were found dead at a home in the area of 49 Avenue and 213 Street  in west Edmonton on Wednesday, March 23, 2016.
Two people were found dead at a home in the area of 49 Avenue and 213 Street in west Edmonton on Wednesday, March 23, 2016. Dave Carels, Global News
Two people were found dead at a home in the area of 49 Avenue and 213 Street Wednesday, March 23, 2016.
Two people were found dead at a home in the area of 49 Avenue and 213 Street Wednesday, March 23, 2016. Brad Gowan, Global News
Two people were found dead at a home in the area of 49 Avenue and 213 Street Wednesday, March 23, 2016.
Two people were found dead at a home in the area of 49 Avenue and 213 Street Wednesday, March 23, 2016. Brad Gowan, Global News
Two people were found dead at a home in the area of 49 Avenue and 213 Street Wednesday, March 23, 2016.
Two people were found dead at a home in the area of 49 Avenue and 213 Street Wednesday, March 23, 2016. Shallima Maharaj, Global News
Two people were found dead at a home in the area of 49 Avenue and 213 Street Wednesday, March 23, 2016.
Two people were found dead at a home in the area of 49 Avenue and 213 Street Wednesday, March 23, 2016. Shallima Maharaj, Global News
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March 23: Homicides 7 & 8

Victim: Irfan Ahmed Qureshi, 37 & Suzanne Marie Tran, 27

Where: A duplex near 49A Ave. &  213 Street

Cause of death: Gunshot wounds

What happened? Qureshi and Tran died after being shot. It’s believed the pair were in a relationship and had criminal records. The home had been for sale, and the bodies were found by a real estate agent on a Wednesday afternoon. Police have not said if any arrests have been made.

READ MOREVictims of west Edmonton homicides had criminal pasts

Police investigate a stabbing death at Travelodge hotel in north end of Edmonton, March 26, 2016.
Police investigate a stabbing death at Travelodge hotel in north end of Edmonton, March 26, 2016. Julia Wong, Global News

March 26: Homicide 9

Victim: Jeremy Randall Nattress, 36

Where: In a hotel suite near 34 Street & 118 Avenue

Cause of death: Stabbing

What happened? Nattress was stabbed to death in east Edmonton. His body was found inside a suite at the Travelodge Beverly Crest hotel. Police have not said if any arrests have been made.

READ MOREMan found dead at Edmonton hotel Saturday was stabbed: police

Man found in critical condition near the Belvedere LRT Station parking lot died March 27, 2016.
Man found in critical condition near the Belvedere LRT Station parking lot died March 27, 2016. Nathan Gross, Global News

March 27: Homicide 10

Victim: Bruce Peter Macdonald, 50

Where: Near 129 Avenue & 58 Street

Cause of death: Stabbing

What happened? Macdonald was found with “signs of trauma” on the east side of the Belvedere LRT Station parking lot in the early morning hours of Sunday, March 27. He died in hospital. Police are searching for two female suspects.

READ MOREPolice search for 2 female suspects after man found near Belvedere LRT Station dies

Shots fired outside an Edmonton bar on 81 Avenue and 105 Street, March 27, 2016.
Shots fired outside an Edmonton bar on 81 Avenue and 105 Street, March 27, 2016. Global News
Shots fired outside an Edmonton bar on 81 Avenue and 105 Street, March 27, 2016.
Shots fired outside an Edmonton bar on 81 Avenue and 105 Street, March 27, 2016. Global News
Police investigating after it was reported shots were fired outside a bar near 81 Avenue and 105 Street, March 27, 2016.
Police investigating after it was reported shots were fired outside a bar near 81 Avenue and 105 Street, March 27, 2016. Dave Carels, Global News
Shots fired outside an Edmonton bar on 81 Avenue and 105 Street, March 27, 2016.
Shots fired outside an Edmonton bar on 81 Avenue and 105 Street, March 27, 2016. Global News
Police investigating after it was reported shots were fired outside a bar near 81 Avenue and 105 Street, March 27, 2016.
Police investigating after it was reported shots were fired outside a bar near 81 Avenue and 105 Street, March 27, 2016. Dave Carels, Global News
Police investigating after it was reported shots were fired outside a bar near 81 Avenue and 105 Street, March 27, 2016.
Police investigating after it was reported shots were fired outside a bar near 81 Avenue and 105 Street, March 27, 2016. Dave Carels, Global News
Shots fired outside an Edmonton bar on 81 Avenue and 105 Street, March 27, 2016.
Shots fired outside an Edmonton bar on 81 Avenue and 105 Street, March 27, 2016. Global News
Shots fired outside an Edmonton bar on 81 Avenue and 105 Street, March 27, 2016.
Shots fired outside an Edmonton bar on 81 Avenue and 105 Street, March 27, 2016. Global News
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March 27: Homicide 11

Victim: Amin Mohammed Abdullahi, 30

Where: Outside a bar on 105 Street near 81 Avenue

Cause of death: Multiple gunshot wounds

What happened? Abdullahi died after being shot several times in an early Sunday morning shooting just off Whyte Avenue. A second man was taken to hospital with serious injuries following the incident outside Tribute Lounge on 105 Street. Arman Dhillion, 21, turned himself in to police less than a week after a Canada-wide warrant was issued for his arrest.

READ MORE:  ‘All I heard was gunshots firing’: 1 dead, 1 injured in shooting off Edmonton’s Whyte Ave

Police investigate an apartment near 114 Avenue and 132 Street, Monday, March 28, 2016.
Police investigate an apartment near 114 Avenue and 132 Street, Monday, March 28, 2016. Global News
Police investigate an apartment near 114 Avenue and 132 Street, Monday, March 28, 2016.
Police investigate an apartment near 114 Avenue and 132 Street, Monday, March 28, 2016. Kendra Slugoski, Global News
Police investigate an apartment near 114 Avenue and 132 Street, Monday, March 28, 2016.
Police investigate an apartment near 114 Avenue and 132 Street, Monday, March 28, 2016. Kendra Slugoski, Global News
Police investigate an apartment near 114 Avenue and 132 Street, Monday, March 28, 2016.
Police investigate an apartment near 114 Avenue and 132 Street, Monday, March 28, 2016. Kendra Slugoski, Global News
Police investigate an apartment near 114 Avenue and 132 Street, Monday, March 28, 2016.
Police investigate an apartment near 114 Avenue and 132 Street, Monday, March 28, 2016. Kendra Slugoski, Global News
Police investigate an apartment near 114 Avenue and 132 Street, Monday, March 28, 2016.
Police investigate an apartment near 114 Avenue and 132 Street, Monday, March 28, 2016. Kendra Slugoski, Global News

March 28: Homicide 12

Victim: Lisa Kristine Randhawa, 42

Where: Apartment building at 114 Avenue & 132 Street

Cause of death: Blunt force trauma

What happened? Randhawa was found dead in an apartment by a family member who went to check on her well-being. Police said her body showed signs of blunt force trauma, and suggested it could have been from several days before she was found. Police did not say whether they have any suspects in custody.

READ MOREWoman found dead at Inglewood apartment died of trauma: Edmonton police

Edmonton police investigate a man's death in the Alberta Avenue neighbourhood Saturday, April 9, 2016.
Edmonton police investigate a man's death in the Alberta Avenue neighbourhood Saturday, April 9, 2016. Sarah Kraus, Global News
Edmonton police investigate a man's death in the Alberta Avenue neighbourhood Saturday, April 9, 2016.
Edmonton police investigate a man's death in the Alberta Avenue neighbourhood Saturday, April 9, 2016. Sarah Kraus, Global News
Edmonton police investigate a man's death in the Alberta Avenue neighbourhood Saturday, April 9, 2016.
Edmonton police investigate a man's death in the Alberta Avenue neighbourhood Saturday, April 9, 2016. Sarah Kraus, Global News
Edmonton police investigate a man's death in the Alberta Avenue neighbourhood Saturday, April 9, 2016.
Edmonton police investigate a man's death in the Alberta Avenue neighbourhood Saturday, April 9, 2016. Sarah Kraus, Global News
Edmonton police investigate a man's death in the Alberta Avenue neighbourhood Saturday, April 9, 2016.
Edmonton police investigate a man's death in the Alberta Avenue neighbourhood Saturday, April 9, 2016. Sarah Kraus, Global News
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April 8: Homicide 13

Victim: Adrian Stanley Redcrow, 42

Where: An alley near 116 Avenue & 97 Street

Cause of death: Stabbing

What happened? Redcrow’s body was found with “obvious signs of trauma” on a Friday night in the Alberta Avenue area. An autopsy determined he was stabbed to death. Police have not said if any arrests have been made.

READ MOREEdmonton police identify man found dead in alley near Alberta Avenue, say he was murdered

Police investigate a homicide in the area of Stony Plain Road and Winterburn Road Sunday, April 10, 2016.
Police investigate a homicide in the area of Stony Plain Road and Winterburn Road Sunday, April 10, 2016. Global News
Police investigate a homicide in the area of Stony Plain Road and Winterburn Road Sunday, April 10, 2016.
Police investigate a homicide in the area of Stony Plain Road and Winterburn Road Sunday, April 10, 2016. Julia Wong, Global News
Police investigate a homicide in the area of Stony Plain Road and Winterburn Road Sunday, April 10, 2016.
Police investigate a homicide in the area of Stony Plain Road and Winterburn Road Sunday, April 10, 2016. Julia Wong, Global News
Police investigate a homicide in the area of Stony Plain Road and Winterburn Road Sunday, April 10, 2016.
Police investigate a homicide in the area of Stony Plain Road and Winterburn Road Sunday, April 10, 2016. Global News
Police investigate a homicide in the area of Stony Plain Road and Winterburn Road Sunday, April 10, 2016.
Police investigate a homicide in the area of Stony Plain Road and Winterburn Road Sunday, April 10, 2016. Global News
Police investigate a homicide in the area of Stony Plain Road and Winterburn Road Sunday, April 10, 2016.
Police investigate a homicide in the area of Stony Plain Road and Winterburn Road Sunday, April 10, 2016. Global News

April 10: Homicide 14

Victim: Brad MacDonald, 37

Where: A ditch near Stony Plain Road & Winterburn Road

Cause of death: Blunt force trauma

What happened? The body of MacDonald, who was from Nova Scotia, was found in a ditch in the far west end of the city on a Sunday morning. Police said there were obvious sign of trauma, and investigators thought his body may have been there overnight before it was discovered. Police have not said if any arrests have been made.

READ MOREMan found in west Edmonton ditch killed from blunt force trauma

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Homicide detectives were called to 115th Avenue and 137th Street in west Edmonton's Woodcroft neighbourhood at around 10 p.m. Thursday, after a man was seriously assaulted. April 15, 2016. Dave Carels, Global News
Edmonton Police Service, EPS, Police tape, police, crime, crime scene
Homicide detectives were called to 115th Avenue and 137th Street in west Edmonton's Woodcroft neighbourhood at around 10 p.m. Thursday, after a man was seriously assaulted. April 15, 2016. Dave Carels, Global News
Homicide detectives were called to 115th Avenue and 137th Street in west Edmonton's Woodcroft neighbourhood at around 10 p.m. Thursday, after a man was seriously assaulted. April 15, 2016.
Homicide detectives were called to 115th Avenue and 137th Street in west Edmonton's Woodcroft neighbourhood at around 10 p.m. Thursday, after a man was seriously assaulted. April 15, 2016. Dave Carels, Global News
Edmonton Police Service, EPS, Police tape, police, crime, crime scene
Homicide detectives were called to 115th Avenue and 137th Street in west Edmonton's Woodcroft neighbourhood at around 10 p.m. Thursday, after a man was seriously assaulted. April 15, 2016. Dave Carels, Global News
Edmonton Police Service, EPS, Police tape, police, crime, crime scene
Homicide detectives were called to 115th Avenue and 137th Street in west Edmonton's Woodcroft neighbourhood at around 10 p.m. Thursday, after a man was seriously assaulted. April 15, 2016. Dave Carels, Global News
Edmonton Police Service, EPS, Police tape, police, crime, crime scene
Homicide detectives were called to 115th Avenue and 137th Street in west Edmonton's Woodcroft neighbourhood at around 10 p.m. Thursday, after a man was seriously assaulted. April 15, 2016. Dave Carels, Global News
Homicide detectives were called to 115th Avenue and 137th Street in west Edmonton's Woodcroft neighbourhood at around 10 p.m. Thursday, after a man was seriously assaulted. April 15, 2016.
Homicide detectives were called to 115th Avenue and 137th Street in west Edmonton's Woodcroft neighbourhood at around 10 p.m. Thursday, after a man was seriously assaulted. April 15, 2016. Dave Carels, Global News
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 April 16: Homicide 15

Victim: Kelly Thompson, 34

Where: 115 Avenue & 137 Street

Cause of death: Blunt force trauma to the head

What happened? Thompson died in hospital two days after being beaten with baseball bats in west Edmonton. It was reported that on the evening of Thursday, April 14, four or five suspects wearing dark clothing and hoods got out of a vehicle and hit Thompson multiple times with baseball bats. The vehicle then reportedly left the scene. Investigators said they were searching for multiple suspects, and believed this was not a random attack.

READ MOREMan beaten with baseball bats dies in hospital; Edmonton’s 15th homicide of 2016

A body is taken away after Edmonton police were called to a shooting scene near 117th Avenue and 128th Street in the Inglewood neighbourhood. April 18, 2016.
A body is taken away after Edmonton police were called to a shooting scene near 117th Avenue and 128th Street in the Inglewood neighbourhood. April 18, 2016. Dave Carels, Global News
Edmonton police were seen investigating at the Premier City Park condo complex after being called to a shooting scene near 117th Avenue and 128th Street in the Inglewood neighbourhood. April 18, 2016.
Edmonton police were seen investigating at the Premier City Park condo complex after being called to a shooting scene near 117th Avenue and 128th Street in the Inglewood neighbourhood. April 18, 2016. Dave Carels, Global News
Edmonton police were called to a shooting scene near 117th Avenue and 128th Street in the Inglewood neighbourhood. April 18, 2016.
Edmonton police were called to a shooting scene near 117th Avenue and 128th Street in the Inglewood neighbourhood. April 18, 2016. Dave Carels, Global News
Edmonton police, including the Air 1 helicopter, were called to a shooting scene  near 117th Avenue and 128th Street in the Inglewood neighbourhood. April 18, 2016.
Edmonton police, including the Air 1 helicopter, were called to a shooting scene near 117th Avenue and 128th Street in the Inglewood neighbourhood. April 18, 2016. Dave Carels, Global News
Edmonton police and EMS were called to a shooting scene  near 117th Avenue and 128th Street in the Inglewood neighbourhood. April 18, 2016.
Edmonton police and EMS were called to a shooting scene near 117th Avenue and 128th Street in the Inglewood neighbourhood. April 18, 2016. Dave Carels, Global News
Edmonton police, including the EPS tactical team, were called to a shooting scene near 117th Avenue and 128th Street in the Inglewood neighbourhood. April 18, 2016.
Edmonton police, including the EPS tactical team, were called to a shooting scene near 117th Avenue and 128th Street in the Inglewood neighbourhood. April 18, 2016. Dave Carels, Global News
Edmonton police were called to a shooting scene near 117th Avenue and 128th Street in the Inglewood neighbourhood. April 18, 2016.
Edmonton police were called to a shooting scene near 117th Avenue and 128th Street in the Inglewood neighbourhood. April 18, 2016. Dave Carels, Global News

April 18: Homicide 16

Victim: Nicole Leeanne Cooney, 30

Where: A home near 117th Avenue & 128th Street

Cause of death: Gunshot wound

What happened? Cooney died after being shot in west Edmonton’s Inglewood area in the early morning hours of Monday, April 18. Police called to investigate her death also responded to a weapons complaint nearby, and later determined the two calls were connected. A suspect was arrested later in the morning.

Lenny Lavallee, 32, was charged with first-degree murder, as well as numerous firearms-relates charges.

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READ MORE: Edmonton police identify west end shooting victim, man charged with first-degree murder

Awet Ghebre, 23, was found dead in March 2016.
Awet Ghebre, 23, was found dead in March 2016. Edmonton Police Service, Credit

March 21: Homicide 17 (Historic homicide)

Victim: Awet Ghebre, 23

Where: Body found near 34 Street & 257 Avenue

Cause of death: Unknown

What happened? Ghebre has been missing for over nine months when his remains were found on March 21 in the area of 34 St and 257 Avenue. A month later his death was deemed a homicide. Police believe Awet Ghebre was last seen by his family on June 14, 2015 and last heard from when he called his family on June 17. He was reported missing on July 1, 2015.

READ MOREHuman remains found in Edmonton those of man missing since June

A man in his 30s was found dead after Edmonton fire crews were called to a four-storey walkup at 10625 122 St. just before 5 a.m. Tuesday. April 19, 2016.
A man in his 30s was found dead after Edmonton fire crews were called to a four-storey walkup at 10625 122 St. just before 5 a.m. Tuesday. April 19, 2016. Global News
A man in his 30s was found dead after Edmonton fire crews were called to a four-story walkup at 10625 122 St. just before 5 a.m. Tuesday. April 19, 2016.
A man in his 30s was found dead after Edmonton fire crews were called to a four-story walkup at 10625 122 St. just before 5 a.m. Tuesday. April 19, 2016. Erin Chalmers, Global News
Police said the victim was wearing this ring when he was found dead.
Police said the victim was wearing this ring when he was found dead. Courtesy, Edmonton police
Police said the victim was wearing this ring when he was found dead.
Police said the victim was wearing this ring when he was found dead. Courtesy, Edmonton police
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 April 19: Homicide 18

Victim: Blair William Schmidt, 30

Where: Apartment building on 106 Street, near 122 Street

Cause of death: Gunshot wound

What happened? Schmidt was found dead in a burnt-out apartment in central Edmonton’s Westmount neighbourhood on the morning of Tuesday, April 19. An autopsy found he died from a gunshot wound, and investigators said the fire was deliberately set. Police were initially not able to identify him, they released the victim’s description. He was identified a day later.

READ MOREShooting death at burnt-out Edmonton apartment ruled 18th homicide of 2016

Edmonton police homicide detectives are investigating after a woman was found dead in an apartment building at 11029 84 St .in central Edmonton. April 20, 2016.
Edmonton police homicide detectives are investigating after a woman was found dead in an apartment building at 11029 84 St .in central Edmonton. April 20, 2016. Morris Gamblin, Global News

April 20: Homicide 19

Victim:  Nikita Lee Healy, 26

Where: Apartment building on 110 Avenue, near 84 Street

Cause of death: Gunshot wound

What happened? Healy was found dead inside a three-storey walk up apartment building across the street from Stadium LRT Station on Wednesday, April 20. Police said she was shot.

READ MORE: Woman shot dead in Cromdale apartment is Edmonton’s 19th homicide of 2016

May 3: Homicide 20

Victim: Sabrina Papin, 27

Where: Edmonton-area hospital

Cause of death: Gunshot wound

What happened? Papin died an an Edmonton-area hospital in May 3 after being shot. Papin and a 31-year-old man showed up at the hospital, both suffering from gun shot wounds.

A man was found bleeding, with obvious signs of trauma, on 106 Avenue, just west of 96 Street, just before 1 a.m Thursday. May 5, 2016. 
A man was found bleeding, with obvious signs of trauma, on 106 Avenue, just west of 96 Street, just before 1 a.m Thursday. May 5, 2016.  Craig Ryan, Global News
A man was found bleeding, with obvious signs of trauma, on 106 Avenue, just west of 96 Street, just before 1 a.m Thursday. May 5, 2016. 
A man was found bleeding, with obvious signs of trauma, on 106 Avenue, just west of 96 Street, just before 1 a.m Thursday. May 5, 2016.  Craig Ryan, Global News
A man was found bleeding, with obvious signs of trauma, on 106 Avenue, just west of 96 Street, just before 1 a.m Thursday. May 5, 2016. 
A man was found bleeding, with obvious signs of trauma, on 106 Avenue, just west of 96 Street, just before 1 a.m Thursday. May 5, 2016.  Craig Ryan, Global News
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May 5: Homicide 21

Victim: Robert Paul Loyer, 46

Where: 106 Avenue, just west of 96 Street

Cause of death: Blunt force trauma

What happened? Police were called to 106 Avenue, just west of 96 Street, just before 1 a.m Thursday morning. Robert Paul Loyer, 46, was found found bleeding on the ground and suffering from obvious signs of trauma. Police attempted CPR, but the he died on scene.

READ MORE: Edmonton police say man found dead in inner city is 21st homicide victim of 2016

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Edmonton police investigate a suspicious death near 82 Street and 123 Avenue, Friday, May 20, 2016. Wes Rosa, Global News

May 19: Homicide 22

Victim: Louie De Sousa Sa, 61

Where: Apartment building on 123 Avenue, near 82 Street

Cause of death: Trauma to his upper body

What happened? Louie De Sousa Sa was found dead in a north Edmonton apartment suite, and police said he died from trauma to his upper body. Malory Lajimodiere was arrested and charged in the death.  De Sousa Sa and Lajimodiere knew each other and lived in the same residence. The relationship between the pair is not known.

READ MORE: Second-degree murder charge laid in Edmonton’s 22nd homicide of 2016

One man is dead after a shooting on Ozerna Road Friday, May 27, 2016.
One man is dead after a shooting on Ozerna Road Friday, May 27, 2016. Julia Wong, Global News
One man is dead after a shooting on Ozerna Road Friday, May 27, 2016.
One man is dead after a shooting on Ozerna Road Friday, May 27, 2016. Julia Wong, Global News
One man is dead after a shooting on Ozerna Road Friday, May 27, 2016.
One man is dead after a shooting on Ozerna Road Friday, May 27, 2016. Julia Wong, Global News
One man is dead after a shooting on Ozerna Road Friday, May 27, 2016.
One man is dead after a shooting on Ozerna Road Friday, May 27, 2016. Julia Wong, Global News
One man is dead after a shooting on Ozerna Road Friday, May 27, 2016.
One man is dead after a shooting on Ozerna Road Friday, May 27, 2016. Julia Wong, Global News
One man is dead after a shooting on Ozerna Road Friday, May 27, 2016.
One man is dead after a shooting on Ozerna Road Friday, May 27, 2016. Julia Wong, Global News
One man is dead after a shooting on Ozerna Road Friday, May 27, 2016.
One man is dead after a shooting on Ozerna Road Friday, May 27, 2016. Julia Wong, Global News
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May 27: Homicide 23

Victim: Gherezghiher (Gary) Yemane, 63

Where: Ozerna Road, between 69 Street and 165 Avenue

Cause of death: Gunshot wound

What happened? Gherezghiher (Gary) Yemane was out for an evening walk when he was shot several times. The 63-year-old man was found lying on the ground surrounded by blood at around 8:45 p.m. Police do not known if the shooting was random or targeted.

READ MORE: Edmonton police reveal identity of man killed in north end shooting

June 17: Homicide 24

Victim: Armando Cosmea-Aspillaga, 38

Where: Home on Whitemud Road near 53 Avenue

Cause of death: Unconfirmed  (Autopsy said “stab wounds during a life-ending assault”)

What happened? Roberto Robles, 73, is facing charges of second-degree murder after his son-in-law Armando Cosmea-Aspillaga, 38, was found dead inside a house in southwest Edmonton’s Riverbend area. An autopsy determined Cosmea-Aspillaga “sustained stab wounds during a life-ending assault.” However, police said the medical examiner needs to conduct “further analysis” before formally confirming the cause of death.

READ MORE: Senior facing charges in connection to son-in-law’s death

June 26: Homicide 25

Victim: Ryan Paul Jimmo, 34

Where: A parking lot near Whyte Avenue and 101 Street

Cause of death: Blunt force trauma after being run over by a vehicle

What happened? Mixed martial arts fighter Ryan Jimmo was killed in a fatal hit-and-run in a parking lot near Whyte Avenue. Anthony Getschel, 23, was charged with second-degree murder, criminal negligence causing death, dangerous operation of a motor vehicle causing death and failing to stop at the scene of an accident involving death. Jordan Wagner, 21, was charged with accessory after the fact to murder.

READ MORE: 2 people charged in hit and run that killed MMA fighter Ryan Jimmo

Edmonton Police badge is seen during a police memorial parade in Ottawa Sunday September 26, 2010. The Canadian Press Images/Francis Vachon
Edmonton Police badge is seen during a police memorial parade in Ottawa Sunday September 26, 2010. The Canadian Press Images/Francis Vachon The Canadian Press Images/Francis Vachon

Feb. 3, 2016 : Homicide 26 (2015 historic homicide)

Victim: Warren Todd McLeod, 47

Where: Apartment unit near 100 Avenue and 114 Street

Cause of death: Blunt force trauma (head injury)

What happened? On March 18, 2015, Warren McLeod was found unconscious on the floor of a downtown apartment. He was taken to hospital, and died 11 months later from injuries he incurred in the attack. An autopsy revealed he died of complications from “blunt force head injuries.” In July, 47-year-old Joelle Reich and charged her with manslaughter, causing death by criminal negligence and failing to provide the necessaries of life. While McLeod was injured in 2015 and died in early 2016, the death wasn’t declared a homicide until five months later.

READ MORE: Edmonton police charge woman with manslaughter in connection with 2015 assault

A man was shot dead after allegedly trying to rob armoured truck guards near a TD Canada Trust bank in Mill Woods Town Centre. Friday, June 8, 2016.
A man was shot dead after allegedly trying to rob armoured truck guards near a TD Canada Trust bank in Mill Woods Town Centre. Friday, June 8, 2016. Dave Carels, Global News
A man was shot dead after allegedly trying to rob armoured truck guards near a TD Canada Trust bank in Mill Woods Town Centre. Friday, June 8, 2016.
A man was shot dead after allegedly trying to rob armoured truck guards near a TD Canada Trust bank in Mill Woods Town Centre. Friday, June 8, 2016. Global News
A man was shot dead after allegedly trying to rob armoured truck guards near a TD Canada Trust bank in Mill Woods Town Centre. Friday, June 8, 2016.
A man was shot dead after allegedly trying to rob armoured truck guards near a TD Canada Trust bank in Mill Woods Town Centre. Friday, June 8, 2016. Global News
A man was shot dead after allegedly trying to rob armoured truck guards near a TD Canada Trust bank in Mill Woods Town Centre. Friday, June 8, 2016.
A man was shot dead after allegedly trying to rob armoured truck guards near a TD Canada Trust bank in Mill Woods Town Centre. Friday, June 8, 2016. Global News
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July 8: Homicide 27

Victim: Randy James Munian, 40

Where: Near a TD Canada Trust bank near 25 Avenue and Hewes Way

Cause of death: Gunshot wound

What happened?  Randy James Munian, 40, died of a gunshot wound to the torso after he, and another man, tried to rob two GardaWorld armoured car guards at a bank in Mill Woods.

READ MORE: Suspect killed in Edmonton armoured car robbery former roommate of Thomas Svekla

July 27 : Homicide 28

Victim: Daniel Holly, 34

Where: 436 Brintnell Boulevard

Cause of death: Gunshot wound

What happened? Daniel Holly and a woman were found in the area suffering from gunshot wounds. Suspects then fled from police and fired at officers in the process, EPS said. Holly died of his injuries, while the woman’s wounds were said to be non-life-threatening.

READ MORE: Men face murder charges after firing at Alberta couple, then police

July 31: Homicide 29

Victim: Donald Doucette, 51

Where: An alley near 107A Avenue and 96 Street

Cause of death: Blunt abdominal trauma

What happened? Police said Donald Doucette was found dead near Commonwealth Stadium after being attacked and robbed by a private security guard who worked in the area.

READ MORE: Edmonton man describes violent run-in with security guard now charged with manslaughter

An Edmonton Police Service vehicle at a downtown Edmonton crime scene, Jan. 22, 2016.
An Edmonton Police Service vehicle at a downtown Edmonton crime scene, Jan. 22, 2016. File: Emily Mertz/Global News

August 4: Homicide 30

Victim: Mahamat Adam Hosky, 31

Where: Apartment building near 111 Avenue and 132 Street

Cause of death: Not released

What happened? The body of Mahamat Adam Hosky, 31, was found inside an apartment suite in the Westmount area. Police said the death was not considered suspicious at the time. An autopsy was done later that day, but police have not revealed how Hosky died “to protect the ongoing investigation.”

READ MORE: Man, 31, found dead in northwest apartment is Edmonton’s 30th homicide

Police were called to a suspicious incident at a home in the area of 111 Avenue and 111 Street at around 12:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 2, 2016.
Police were called to a suspicious incident at a home in the area of 111 Avenue and 111 Street at around 12:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 2, 2016. Cam Cook, Global News

Sept. 2: Homicide 31,32

Victims: Joao Nascimento, 93, and Maria Nascimento, 81

Where: Home on 111 Avenue near 111 Street.

Cause of death: Multiple stab wounds

What happened? Police believe 93-year-old Joao Nascimento and his 81-year-old wife Maria were killed during a random home invasion. Edward Kyle Roberts, 31, of Edmonton has been charged with two counts of first-degree murder.

READ MORE: Edmonton man charged with first-degree murder in connection with elderly couple’s death

Body of man found near 107 Avenue and 110 Street Sept. 25, 2016.
Body of man found near 107 Avenue and 110 Street Sept. 25, 2016. Global News

Sept. 25: Homicide 33

Victim: Christopher Lee Giroux, 46

Where: Near 107 Avenue and 110 Street

Cause of death: Not released

What happened? Police said Giroux was found with “obvious trauma to his chest” but did not say exactly what caused his death. Levi Denim Simpson, 26, was charged with first-degree murder,  unlawful confinement, robbery, possession of an offensive weapon dangerous to the public, aggravated sexual assault, possession of an identity document and disguise with intent to commit an indictable offence. Duncan Farrell, 22, was later arrested and also charged with first-degree murder.

READ MORE: Second man charged in Edmonton’s 33rd homicide of 2016

Edmonton police called to a home on McConachie Boulevard near McConachie Drive Oct. 4, 2016.
Edmonton police called to a home on McConachie Boulevard near McConachie Drive Oct. 4, 2016. Charles Taylor, Global News
Edmonton police called to a home on McConachie Boulevard near McConachie Drive Oct. 4, 2016.
Edmonton police called to a home on McConachie Boulevard near McConachie Drive Oct. 4, 2016. Charles Taylor, Global News
Edmonton police called to a home on McConachie Boulevard near McConachie Drive Oct. 4, 2016.
Edmonton police called to a home on McConachie Boulevard near McConachie Drive Oct. 4, 2016. Charles Taylor, Global News
Police investigate a reported shooting in northeast Edmonton, Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2016.
Police investigate a reported shooting in northeast Edmonton, Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2016. Dave Carels, Global News
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Oct. 4: Homicide 34

Victim: Omar Terrence Albert, 23

Where: 1077 McConachie Blvd

Cause of death: Gunshot wound

What happened? 23-year-old Omar Terrence Albert was shot during a “wrongfully targeted” violent home invasion. Police said a couple who was home at the time was tied up and blindfolded before being “severely assaulted” and asked to hand over drugs and money. Police said Albert was one of three men suspected of being involved in the home invasion. During the break in, Albert was shot. He was found in the basement and rushed to hospital, where he died. Police do not believe the couple shot the intruder.

READ MORE: Edmonton police release photos of suspects in deadly north side home invasion

Edmonton police investigating a fatal shooting Friday morning at 17138 126 St. in the northwest side neighbourhood of Rapperswill. October 7, 2016.
Edmonton police investigating a fatal shooting Friday morning at 17138 126 St. in the northwest side neighbourhood of Rapperswill. October 7, 2016. Dave Carels, Global News

Oct. 7 : Homicide 35

Victim: Phu Phan, 30

Where: Front yard of a home in the northwest Rapperswill neighbourhood

Cause of death: Multiple gunshot wounds

What happened? According to witnesses, Phu Phan was shot while in his truck in front of a duplex in the Rapperswill area. Emergency aid was given, but Phan died on scene. Police have not made any arrests in the drive by shooting.

READ MORE: Edmonton police identify murder victim in brazen northwest shooting

A portion of Fox Drive was closed Saturday night while police investigated an “incident” nearby.
A portion of Fox Drive was closed Saturday night while police investigated an “incident” nearby. Global News

Oct. 22: Homicide 36

Victim: Christopher Fawcett, 19

Where: Parking lot of the Alfred H. Savage Centre near Fox Drive and Whitemud Drive

Cause of death: Stabbing

What happened? Christopher Fawcett died in a parking lot after being stabbed. Connor James Miller was arrested shortly after and has been charged with second-degree murder, possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose, assaulting a peace officer and resisting arrest.

READ MORE: Alberta police watchdog investigates Edmonton police takedown near Fox Drive

Autopsy and toxicology results concluded that Szymon Kalich, 33, died from a fentanyl overdose.
Autopsy and toxicology results concluded that Szymon Kalich, 33, died from a fentanyl overdose. Credit: Facebook/Simon Kalich

Jan. 27: Homicide 37

Victim: Szymon Kalich, 33

Where: Home near 33 Street and 18 Avenue

Cause of death: Fentanyl overdose

What happened? 33-year-old Szymon Kalich died from a fentanyl overdose after being found in the hallway of home on Wednesday, Jan. 27 at around 1:30 p.m. Following an “extensive investigation,” homicide detectives charged 25-year-old Jordan Yarmey with manslaughter in connection with the death. This is the first time Edmonton police have laid charges in the case of a fentanyl death.

READ MORE: Drug dealer charged with manslaughter in connection with fentanyl overdose: Edmonton police

On Oct. 12, 2015, police were called by EMS to a residence in the area of 116 Avenue and 124 Street where they found a five-year-old with apparent head injuries.
On Oct. 12, 2015, police were called by EMS to a residence in the area of 116 Avenue and 124 Street where they found a five-year-old with apparent head injuries. Wes Rosa, Global News

Oct. 16, 2015 : Homicide 38

Victim: Shalaina Arcand, 5

Where: An apartment building near 116 Avenue and 124 Street

Cause of death: Head trauma

What happened? On Oct. 12, 2015, five-year-old Shalaina Arcand was taken to hospital apparent head injuries, and died four days later. The Medical Examiner’s office finalized autopsy results in October 2016, which found the girl died as a result of head trauma. Lauren Lafleche, Arcand’s mother, has since been charged with second-degree murder and assault with a weapon.

READ MORE: Edmonton woman charged in death of 5-year-old daughter

Edmonton police investigate a suspicious death near 87 Avenue and 156 Street on Oct. 31, 2016.
Edmonton police investigate a suspicious death near 87 Avenue and 156 Street on Oct. 31, 2016. Nathan Gross, Global News
Kendall Rowan, 26, became Edmonton's 39th homicide of 2016.
Kendall Rowan, 26, became Edmonton's 39th homicide of 2016. Credit: Facebook/Kendall Rowan
Kendall Rowan, 28, became Edmonton's 39th homicide of 2016.
Kendall Rowan, 28, became Edmonton's 39th homicide of 2016. Credit: Facebook/Kendall Rowan
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Oct. 31: Homicide 39

Victim: Kendall Dale Rowan, 28

Where: A west Edmonton apartment building near 156 Street and 87 Avenue

Cause of death: Stabbing

What happened? Kendall Dale Rowan, 28, was found unresponsive in an apartment in west Edmonton, and died of a stab wound. No arrests have been made.

READ MORE: Man stabbed in west Edmonton is city’s 39th homicide of 2016

An autopsy confirmed 42-year-old Leonardo Duran Ibanez, of Colombia, died from "injuries consistent with severe head trauma" after being assaulted near 97 Street and 119 Avenue in Edmonton on Nov. 13, 2016.
An autopsy confirmed 42-year-old Leonardo Duran Ibanez, of Colombia, died from "injuries consistent with severe head trauma" after being assaulted near 97 Street and 119 Avenue in Edmonton on Nov. 13, 2016. CREDIT: Facebook/LeoDuran
An autopsy confirmed 42-year-old Leonardo Duran Ibanez, of Colombia, died from "injuries consistent with severe head trauma" after being assaulted near 97 Street and 119 Avenue in Edmonton on Nov. 13, 2016.
An autopsy confirmed 42-year-old Leonardo Duran Ibanez, of Colombia, died from "injuries consistent with severe head trauma" after being assaulted near 97 Street and 119 Avenue in Edmonton on Nov. 13, 2016. CREDIT: Facebook/LeoDuran
An autopsy confirmed 42-year-old Leonardo Duran Ibanez, of Colombia, died from "injuries consistent with severe head trauma" after being assaulted near 97 Street and 119 Avenue in Edmonton on Nov. 13, 2016.
An autopsy confirmed 42-year-old Leonardo Duran Ibanez, of Colombia, died from "injuries consistent with severe head trauma" after being assaulted near 97 Street and 119 Avenue in Edmonton on Nov. 13, 2016. CREDIT: Facebook/LeoDuran
An autopsy confirmed 42-year-old Leonardo Duran Ibanez, of Colombia, died from "injuries consistent with severe head trauma" after being assaulted near 97 Street and 119 Avenue in Edmonton on Nov. 13, 2016.
An autopsy confirmed 42-year-old Leonardo Duran Ibanez, of Colombia, died from "injuries consistent with severe head trauma" after being assaulted near 97 Street and 119 Avenue in Edmonton on Nov. 13, 2016. CREDIT: Facebook/LeoDuran
An autopsy confirmed 42-year-old Leonardo Duran Ibanez, of Colombia, died from "injuries consistent with severe head trauma" after being assaulted near 97 Street and 119 Avenue in Edmonton on Nov. 13, 2016.
An autopsy confirmed 42-year-old Leonardo Duran Ibanez, of Colombia, died from "injuries consistent with severe head trauma" after being assaulted near 97 Street and 119 Avenue in Edmonton on Nov. 13, 2016. CREDIT: Facebook/LeoDuran
A 42-year-old man died after he was found unconscious in the area of 97 Street and 119 Avenue Sunday, Nov. 13, 2016.
A 42-year-old man died after he was found unconscious in the area of 97 Street and 119 Avenue Sunday, Nov. 13, 2016. Morris Gamblin, Global News
A 42-year-old man died after he was found unconscious in the area of 97 Street and 119 Avenue Sunday, Nov. 13, 2016.
A 42-year-old man died after he was found unconscious in the area of 97 Street and 119 Avenue Sunday, Nov. 13, 2016. Morris Gamblin, Global News

Nov. 13: Homicide 40

Victim: Leonardo Duran Ibanez, 42

Where: On a sidewalk near 97 Street and 119 Avenue

Cause of death: Severe head trauma after injuries sustained during beating

What happened? Leonardo Duran Ibanez, 42, a visitor from Colombia, was walking home with his brother-in-law early Sunday morning after an evening at a bar, when a group of four strangers came up to them and tried to pick a fight. Police said Ibanez was attacked and severely beaten. He was taken to hospital, where he died.

READ MORE: ‘Extremely heinous’: Edmonton police on attack that left Colombian tourist dead

Friends tell Global News the victim is 21-year-old Rachael Longridge, the woman on the far right of this photo.
Friends tell Global News the victim is 21-year-old Rachael Longridge, the woman on the far right of this photo. Global News
A vigil for Rachael Longridge will start at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at the University of Alberta campus.
A vigil for Rachael Longridge will start at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at the University of Alberta campus. Courtesy/Danielle Bourque
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Dec. 23: Homicide 41

Victim: Rachael Longridge, 21

Where: A house near 122 Avenue and 132 Street

Cause of death: “Multiple sharp forced injuries”

What happened? Rachael Longridge was a 21-year-old recent nursing school graduate who was set to start a new job at the Mazankowski Alberta Heart Institute in early 2017 when she was killed. Police were called to the home in the Sherbrooke neighbourhood, where Longridge was found with severe injuries and died at the scene. The young woman’s mother, 50-year-old Christine Longridge, was charged with second-degree murder and possession of an offensive weapon. Family and friends said Christine Longridge suffered from mental health issues and had been struggling for many years.

READ MORE: Police reveal ‘sharp forced injuries’ caused Edmonton nursing student’s death

NOTES:

In 2015, Edmonton recorded 30 homicides. Edmonton saw 35 homicides in 2014, 29 in 2013 and 30 in 2012. Edmonton hit a record of 50 homicides in 2011, according to Statistics Canada.

Police are asking anyone who may know anything about any of the above deaths 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.

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With files from Caley Ramsay, Global News

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