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Autopsy doesn’t provide conclusive answers into Edmonton suspicious death

Edmonton police investigate the death of a man found in the area of 16 Avenue and 42 Street just before 7:30 p.m. on Sunday, July 26, 2020.
Edmonton police investigate the death of a man found in the area of 16 Avenue and 42 Street just before 7:30 p.m. on Sunday, July 26, 2020. Global News/Morris Gamblin

Edmonton police said an autopsy on the body of a 34-year-old man by the medical examiner has not provided a conclusive manner of death.

Gabriel Sunshine died last Sunday after he was found with serious injuries in southeast Edmonton.

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Officers were called to the area of 16 Avenue and 42 Street just before 7:30 p.m. Police said a man with life-threatening injuries was found.

Paramedics treated the injured man at the scene but he died before being taken to hospital.

Edmonton police investigate the death of a man found in the area of 16 Avenue and 42 Street just before 7:30 p.m. on Sunday, July 26, 2020.
Edmonton police investigate the death of a man found in the area of 16 Avenue and 42 Street just before 7:30 p.m. on Sunday, July 26, 2020. Global News/Morris Gamblin

Police called the death suspicious.

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A person of interest was apprehended but is no longer in custody, according to police.

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The homicide section is continuing to investigate. Investigators are interested in speaking with anyone was in the immediate area of 16 Avenue and 42 Street at around 7:30 p.m. last Sunday.

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