April 10, 2019 11:34 am

4 people charged in 2017 shooting death of 21-year-old woman in north Edmonton

WATCH: On July 5, 2017, Kent Morrison filed this report about the death of a 21-year-old woman after a shooting in northeast Edmonton. Police have ruled her death a homicide.


Nearly two years after a young woman was fatally shot at a northeast Edmonton apartment, four people have been charged in connection with her death.

Jordin Amber Aksidan, 21, was shot around 5 a.m. on Wednesday, July 5, 2017 inside an apartment near 119 Avenue and 34 Street in the Beverly area.

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She was taken to hospital in life-threatening condition and died later that day. An autopsy confirmed that she died from the gunshot wound.

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Following a lengthy investigation, Edmonton police revealed on Wednesday that over the past four months, homicide detectives have arrested and charged four suspects with various criminal offences associated with Aksidan’s death.

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Two of the accused were already in jail when they were charged.

Sean Quewezance, 25, was arrested on Dec. 10, 2018 in Edmonton and charged with manslaughter while using a firearm.

Thaiye Patenaude, 19, was arrested on Jan. 16 in Edmonton and charged with manslaughter while using a firearm.

Michelle Mercredi, 25, was arrested on March 28 at the Edmonton Institute for Women and charged with conspiracy to commit a criminal offence and manslaughter while using a firearm.

Travis Serson, 26, was arrested on April 5 at the Calgary Correctional Centre and charged with conspiracy to commit a criminal offence, manslaughter while using a firearm, use of a firearm in the commission of an offence and unauthorized possession of a firearm.

Edmonton police vehicles are parked outside an apartment building in the Beverly neighbourhood, Wednesday, July 5, 2017.

Geoff Stickle, Global News

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