Police investigating "suspicious death" of man in west Edmonton

Feb 19 2020, 4:57 pm

Edmonton Police Service homicide section detectives are investigating a “suspicious death” that took place in west Edmonton Tuesday night.

According to a release from EPS, “shortly before 11 pm, on Tuesday, February 18, 2020, a West Division patrol member was travelling along Stony Plain Road at 152 Street, when he located an injured male on the road.”

“Police provided medical aid to the injured male prior to the arrival of EMS personnel. Paramedics then treated and transported the male to hospital, where he was pronounced deceased.”

Homicide detectives have taken over the investigation, and an autopsy was conducted Wednesday by the Edmonton Medical Examiner.

Police say they are withholding the cause and manner of death at this time.

Investigators are hoping to speak with anyone who may have been in the area or who may have information related to this investigation.