15-year-old boy killed in Calgary, suspect in custody

Nov 15 2017, 9:37 pm

An investigation into a fatal assault from Wednesday morning is ongoing.

At roughly 5 am, a 15-year-old boy was assaulted at a residence near Memorial Drive E and 52nd Street NE in the Marlborough Park neighbourhood.

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According to a news release from the Calgary Police Service, the boy was taken to the hospital, but was pronounced dead shortly after.

Police said that they have a suspect in custody, and that there is no risk to the public.

The address where the assault took place is confirmed by police as the same location where a 2016 homicide occurred, which saw the death of 24-year-old Tyler Sanderson.

Police are asking anyone with information on the recent assault to contact the Homicide Tip Line at 403-428-8877, the police non-emergency number at 403-266-1234, or Crime Stoppers by calling 1-800-222-8477 or online through their website.

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