Police investigate death of man found inside Lethbridge apartment as homicide, one man arrested

A south side Lethbridge apartment has now had two homicide deaths in a 10 month span. Global News

The Lethbridge Police Service said Wednesday it has ruled the discovery of a deceased man as a homicide. LPS also said one man is in custody in relation to the investigation.

Police responded to a residence in the 1200-block of 4 Avenue South about 1:18 a.m. on Monday, Feb. 8, after a report of someone screaming for help.

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Inside the residence, police found the body of a 65-year-old man. His identity has not been released.

Police confirmed to Global News the death occurred at the same apartment building where a 43-year-old man was fatally injured during a fight in April 2020.

Monday’s death was initially deemed suspicious, and on Tuesday the Medical Examiner’s Office in Calgary confirmed the cause of death to have been homicide.

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Lethbridge Police have arrested one man and said the investigation is ongoing.

More to come…

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