Friends have named Demetrious Karahalios as the man who was found dead inside his Oliver home on Saturday.
Karahalios was discovered around 3 p.m. inside the house at 102nd Avenue and 120th Street.
Karahalios, who was known by his friends as Jimmy or Coco, worked as a cook at Woody’s, a gay bar on Jasper Avenue.
Edmonton police are calling his death suspicious. Autopsy results are expected on Tuesday.
A candlelight vigil memorial will be held for Karahalios on Tuesday evening outside his house.