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Police charge 1 man, issue arrest warrant for 2nd in 2019 homicide at Edmonton lodging house

An arrest warrant for second degree murder has also been issued for 38-year-old Adam Hardy.
An arrest warrant for second degree murder has also been issued for 38-year-old Adam Hardy. Courtesy: Edmonton police

Edmonton police charged 44-year-old Adam Bridgen with second-degree murder on Oct. 7 in connection to the death of a man at Dwayne’s Home last October.

An arrest warrant for second-degree murder has also been issued for 38-year-old Adam Hardy in connection to the death. Hardy is described as six-feet tall, 154 pounds, a thin build, with blonde hair and blue eyes.

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At approximately 5:30 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 28, 2019, EMS contacted police in relation to the sudden death of a 55-year-old man inside a suite at Dwayne’s Home (formerly located at 10209 – 100 Ave.).

An autopsy was done but “further medical examinations were required prior to determining the cause of death,” EPS said in a news release Friday.

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“Homicide investigators have since deemed the manner of death as homicide.”

The victim was identified as Michael Rose.

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Anyone with any information regarding the whereabouts of Adam Hardy is asked to contact the EPS 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.