April 20, 2017 1:08 pm
Updated: April 24, 2017 2:14 pm

28-year-old Edmonton man reported missing Thursday found dead

An Edmonton Police Service vehicle at a downtown Edmonton crime scene, Jan. 22, 2016.

File: Emily Mertz/Global News

*EDITOR’S NOTE: This article was written on Thursday and updated Monday when police said the man’s body had been found.

Police said the body of a 28-year-old man reported missing Thursday was found in southwest Edmonton over the weekend.

EPS said the death of Russell Stempien has been deemed “non criminal” in nature.

He was last seen on Monday near his home in the southwest Edmonton neighbourhood of Windermere. His family started getting concerned when he didn’t come home after a 24-hour period.

Police said there were no indications to suggest foul play.


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