Police say a suspect has been charged after an autopsy concluded that a man who died in central Edmonton on Saturday was stabbed to death.
In a news release issued Thursday, police identified the victim as 27-year-old Eugene Brian Patrick Louis. They said an autopsy was conducted on Wednesday and determined he died of a stab wound and that the manner of death was homicide.
Jorge James McConnell, 33, has been charged with second-degree murder in connection with Louis’ death.
Louis was found by police officers in the area of 104 Avenue and 95 Street on Saturday evening. Shortly after 6 p.m., officers were called about someone being assaulted with a weapon, According to police, Louis was found seriously injured.
“Officers provided first-aid, however, he succumbed to his injuries on scene.”
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