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Canada2 children found dead in Edmonton apartment, homicide unit investigating

03:20  07 december  2018
03:20  07 december  2018 Source:   globalnews.ca

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UPDATE: On Friday morning, police said a 29-year-old man was charged in connection to the children’s deaths . The Edmonton Police Service’s homicide unit is investigating after two children ’s bodies were discovered in an apartment building on Wednesday night.

The Edmonton Police Service's homicide unit is investigating after two children 's bodies were discovered in an apartment building on Wednesday night. In a news release issued on Thursday, police said officers responded to an alleged assault on a female near 79 Avenue and 71 Street at

2 children found dead in Edmonton apartment, homicide unit investigating© Global News A file photo of an Edmonton police service vehicle.

The Edmonton Police Service's homicide unit is investigating after two children's bodies were discovered in an apartment building on Wednesday night.

In a news release issued on Thursday, police said officers responded to an alleged assault on a female near 79 Avenue and 71 Street at about 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday.

"Upon arrival, officers located a female in distress and with serious injuries," police said.

Three hours later, police were called to a report of a man "acting erratically" and who allegedly broke into a garage 73 Street and 80 Avenue.

"It was later determined that the male was a suspect in relation to the assault of the female at 79 Avenue and 71 Street," police said. "The man was arrested and remains in police custody.

"After further investigations, patrol officers returned to an apartment suite at 79 Avenue and 71 Street where two children were found deceased."

Police said homicide investigators are now looking into the incidents. Autopsies have yet to be scheduled, however, police are calling the children's deaths suspicious.

Braiden Jacob's death now homicide investigation, say Thunder Bay police.
The death of 17-year-old Braiden Jacob is being investigating as a homicide, the Thunder Bay Police Service announced in a written release Thursday afternoon. Officers were dispatched to the southern portion of Chapples Park shortly after 11:30 a.m. on Sunday, Dec. 9 after a passerby saw what they believed might be a body, police said. A post-mortem examination was conducted in Toronto on Thursday, Dec. 13, and the results confirmed the body discovered was that of Jacob. He had been reported missing by police on Dec. 6.

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