Man, 31, found dead in north Edmonton home, police investigating as suspicious death

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Edmonton police are investigating the suspicious death of a 31-year-old man in a north-side home early Friday morning.

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Officers responded to the home near 120 Avenue and 93 Street in Edmonton’s Alberta Avenue neighbourhood around 3:35 a.m. on New Year’s Eve and discovered the man dead inside the residence, police said in a Saturday news release.

An autopsy is scheduled for Wednesday. Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 780-423-4567 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

Also on New Year’s Eve, police shot and killed a man after he pulled out a gun at the scene of a stolen vehicle near 117 Avenue and 92 Street. Alberta’s police watchdog, ASIRT, is investigating.

If the suspicious death is determined to be a homicide, it would be the city’s 40th of 2021, making it the fourth-deadliest year on record.

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