July 13, 2018 1:39 pm
Updated: July 13, 2018 7:10 pm

Homicide detectives investigate after bodies found in south Edmonton

Police are investigating after the bodies of a man and woman were found inside a home in southwest Edmonton on Thursday. Albert Delitala reports.

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The Edmonton Police Service homicide unit is taking over an investigation after a man and a woman were found dead in Edmonton’s Blue Quill neighbourhood on Thursday.

Police were called to perform a welfare check at an address in the neighbourhood, according to a news release issued on Friday.

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When police arrived, they found the pair dead inside an area home. Police said the autopsies will take place on Friday and will hopefully determine the cause of death.

On Friday, a police cruiser could be seen in the area.

No further information is being released by police at this time. They expect autopsy results to be completed this weekend.

The owner of Sicilian Pasta Kitchen said one of the people found dead was a new employee at the restaurant.

He said the worker was a 36-year-old man and called the incident “terrible.”

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