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Calgary police investigate deadly stabbing in Lynnwood

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Calgary police are investigating the death of a man in the city’s southeast in the early morning hours on Sept. 22. Sarah Offin has details on the fatal stabbing. – Sep 22, 2020

The Calgary Police Service’s homicide unit is investigating after one man was killed in a stabbing early Tuesday in the southeast community of Lynnwood.

Police said officers were called to the Cedar Ridge Apartments in the 100 block of Lynnview Road Southeast just before 5 a.m.

The victim, a man in his mid-20s, was pronounced dead at the scene after being found on the road, police said.

An autopsy is scheduled for Thursday.

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Investigators said Tuesday afternoon they are looking to speak with the victim’s roommate, whom officers have not been able to locate.

Police said the roommate’s name is Eddy Nakasenh-Bandasak. He is about five-foot-five with a heavy build, black hair and brown eyes.

Calgary police search for Eddy Nakasenh-Bandasak, the roommate of a man found stabbed to death in the Lynnwood neighbourhood Sept. 22, 2020. Courtesy, Calgary police

Police cordoned off the area while they investigated.

“This is very surprising – I thought it was a good neighbourhood,” area resident Clifford Octroworch tells Global News.

Area residents tell Global News they heard what sounded like an argument shortly after 4 a.m.

Christine Kelly, who lives nearby, said it was “a little nerve-wracking” to see police cars converge on the community.

“It doesn’t matter, wherever you live in the city it’s going on,” Kelly said.

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Calgary police investigate a fatal stabbing in the 100 block of Lynnview Road Southeast on Tuesday, Sept. 22, 2020. Sarah Offin/Global News

Anyone with information on the incident is asked to call the Calgary Police Service’s non-emergency line at 403-266-1234 or to contact Crime Stoppers anonymously.

– With files from Sarah Offin