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Edmonton homicide detectives investigate suspicious death in Whyte Avenue area

Edmonton police are investigating gunshots along Jasper Avenue Sunday, Sept. 5, 2021. Global News

The homicide section has been called in to investigation a suspicious death in south Edmonton.

At about 2:15 a.m. Monday, the Edmonton Police Service said homicide investigators were called to a “trouble unknown” call in the area of 82 Avenue and 105 Street.

A man in his 20s was found in critical condition. Despite the assistance from people in the area and paramedics, police said the man died at the scene.

No further information regarding the man’s death has been released.

An autopsy has been scheduled for Friday.

Anyone with information about the man’s death or who witnessed suspicious activity in the area before 2 a.m. Monday is asked to contact the EPS at 780-423-4567 or #377 from a mobile phone. Anonymous information can be submitted to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or online.

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