The Edmonton Police Service homicide unit is investigating the “suspicious” death of a child that took place in southeast Edmonton Monday evening.
According to EPS, officers responded to report of a stabbing at a home at 25th Avenue and 43rd Street at approximately 8:45 pm on Monday, May 18.
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“When officers arrived, they found a young girl with life threatening injuries, who was pronounced dead at the scene,” says the release from EPS.
Police confirmed that a suspect has been taken into custody, and that there is no safety risk to the public.
The investigation remains ongoing, and EPS has not released further details at this time.