May 11, 2018 2:08 pm
Updated: May 11, 2018 2:58 pm

1st degree murder charges laid in death of 24-year-old found on Edmonton outskirts

Several police vehicles were seen at Range Road 234/Meridian Street and Township Road 515 in southeast Edmonton late Monday night. April 9, 2018.

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A 33-year-old man was arrested and charged with first-degree murder, one month after a 24-year-old man was found dead at the border between rural southeast Edmonton and Strathcona County.

On the evening of April 9, police were called to Range Road 234/Meridian Street and Township Road 515, just south of the Anthony Henday Drive and Highway 14 interchange.

Members from both the Edmonton Police Service and Strathcona County RCMP arrived to find the body of Edmonton man Harpreet “Harry” Kang, 24.

READ MORE: RCMP investigating death of 24-year-old found in deep southeast Edmonton

It was determined he was the victim of a homicide.

Several police vehicles were seen at Range Road 234/Meridian Street and Township Road 515 in southeast Edmonton late Monday night. April 9, 2018.

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The RCMP Major Crimes Unit began investigating and asked the public to be on the lookout for a suspect vehicle, described as a blue 2018 Acura TLX.

On Thursday, RCMP arrested 33-year-old Matthew Anderson of Edmonton without incident. He has been charged with first-degree murder and remains in police custody.

READ MORE: Edmonton man identified as victim of Strathcona County homicide

Anderson’s first court appearance is scheduled for Wednesday, May 16 at the courthouse in Sherwood Park.

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