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Homicide section investigates suspicious death in northeast Edmonton

Edmonton police investigate a suspicious death at Burlington Tower at 12841 - 65 Street Monday, Oct. 18, 2021. Global News

The Edmonton Police Service’s homicide section is investigating the death of a man in the city’s northeast early Monday morning.

At around 5:05 a.m., police were called to check on the welfare of a man at a multi-unit residence in the area of 128 Avenue and 65 Street.

Just after 5 p.m., police remained at the scene at Burlington Tower, located at 12841 – 65 St.

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When police arrived, the man was dead.

The death is considered suspicious and will be under investigation by homicide detectives, police said in a news release Monday afternoon.

The man’s identity has not been released.

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An autopsy has not yet been scheduled.

Anyone with information on the man’s death 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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