Edmonton police investigate suspicious death in city's southeast

Edmonton police say a person of interest is in custody after a suspicious death in the city’s southeast on Sunday.

Officers were called to the area of 16 Avenue and 42 Street Southeast just before 7:30 p.m.

Edmonton police investigate the death of a man found in the area of 16 Avenue and 42 Street just before 7:30 p.m. on Sunday, July 26, 2020.

Edmonton police investigate the death of a man found in the area of 16 Avenue and 42 Street just before 7:30 p.m. on Sunday, July 26, 2020.

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In a Monday news release, police said arriving officers found a man in his 30s suffering from life-threatening injuries.

Paramedics treated the injured man at the scene but he died before being taken to hospital.

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The Edmonton Police Service’s homicide unit has taken over the investigation.

As of Monday, an autopsy had yet to be scheduled.

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