Edmonton police investigating suspicious death downtown

A shot of an Edmonton Police Service vehicle taken on Nov. 20, 2020. Global News

Edmonton police are investigating a suspicious death in the city’s core at a residence in the Boyle Street neighbourhood.

Police were called around 9:30 p.m. Friday, after EMS had been initially been called to a residence at 103 Avenue and 95 Street.

The victim was a 49-year-old man.

Officials said a suspect has been taken into custody and the Homicide Section has taken over the investigation.

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Charges are pending and an autopsy is scheduled for Tuesday.

Anyone with information should call Edmonton police at 780-423-4567, or anonymous tips can also be submitted to Crime Stoppers. 


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