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

Kendall Rowan, 28, became Edmonton's 39th homicide of 2016.
Kendall Rowan, 28, became Edmonton's 39th homicide of 2016. Credit: Facebook/Kendall Rowan

The fatal stabbing of a 28-year-old at a west Edmonton apartment building is being investigated as the city’s 39th homicide of 2016.

Police were called at around 4:30 a.m. Monday to a residence near 156 Street and 87 Avenue, where a man was found unresponsive in a suite.

READ MORE: Homicide detectives investigate man’s death in west Edmonton

An autopsy conducted Tuesday confirmed Kendall Dale Rowan, 28, died as a result of a stab wound.

Police said homicide detectives did not have anyone in custody as of Thursday morning.

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to contact the Edmonton Police Service 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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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, 28, became Edmonton's 39th homicide of 2016.
Kendall Rowan, 28, became Edmonton's 39th homicide of 2016. Credit: Facebook/Kendall Rowan

EDITOR’S NOTE: This story initially said the victim was 26 years old, but EPS and the family later confirmed he was 28.