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Man charged with murder over deadly Edmonton stabbing in May 2019

Police are investigating the death of a man in the area of 101 Street and 118 Avenue Monday, May 20, 2019.
Police are investigating the death of a man in the area of 101 Street and 118 Avenue Monday, May 20, 2019. Global News

A 38-year-old man has been charged in connection with a deadly stabbing that occurred in central Edmonton in May 2019.

Police said officers responded to a disturbance in the area of 101 Street and 118 Avenue at about 10:20 p.m. on May 20. Police did not say if the disturbance was reported to be outside or in a building or what they found when they got there.

Police said that later they “were advised by a local hospital” about a 26-year-old man who had arrived with a life-threatening injury and who “reportedly died shortly thereafter.”

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The victim was later identified as Catlin Helle. Police said he died as a result of a stab wound.

Billy Joe Stone was arrested on Monday and has since been charged with second-degree murder in connection with the death.

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