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Homicide detectives investigate suspicious death in west Edmonton

Edmonton police investigate a suspicious death in the area of Stony Plain Road and 152 Street Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2020. Dave Carels, Global News

Edmonton homicide detectives are investigating a suspicious death after a man was found lying in the road in the west end late Tuesday night.

Officers were called to the area of Stony Plain Road and 152 Street at about 11 p.m.

Police said the man was originally found on the road by a police officer who was driving by.

“Police provided medical aid to the injured male prior to the arrival of EMS personnel,” police said in a news release on Wednesday afternoon.

The man was then taken to hospital where he later died.

“The Edmonton Medical Examiner conducted an autopsy earlier today,” police said Wednesday. “The cause and manner of death are being withheld at this time.

“Investigators would like to speak with anyone who may have been in the area or has information related to this investigation.”

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It’s not known if police have any suspects in custody.

Officers remained on scene, with an area cordoned off by police tape, just after 3 a.m. Wednesday.

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to call the Edmonton Police Service at 780-423-4567 or #377 from a mobile phone. Anonymous information can also be submitted to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or online.

–With files from Global News’ Phil Heidenreich

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Edmonton police investigate a suspicious death in the area of Stony Plain Road and 152 Street Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2020. Dave Carels, Global News
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Edmonton police investigate a suspicious death in the area of Stony Plain Road and 152 Street Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2020. Dave Carels, Global News
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Edmonton police investigate a suspicious death in the area of Stony Plain Road and 152 Street Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2020. Dave Carels, Global News
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Edmonton police investigate a suspicious death in the area of Stony Plain Road and 152 Street Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2020. Dave Carels, Global News
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Edmonton police investigate a suspicious death in the area of Stony Plain Road and 152 Street Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2020. Dave Carels, Global News

 

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