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Downtown Edmonton stabbing deemed homicide

A fatal stabbing in downtown Edmonton on Thursday morning has been deemed a homicide by Edmonton Police following an autopsy.

Victim found injured and lying on the ground Thursday morning, died in hospital

Police tape surrounds a parking lot east of 101st Street and south of 105A Avenue on Thursday morning as investigators probe the suspicious death of a 48-year-old woman. (Sam Martin/CBC)

A fatal stabbing in downtown Edmonton on Thursday morning has been deemed a homicide by Edmonton Police following an autopsy.

The Edmonton Medical Examiner's autopsy results confirm that a 48-year-old woman died from stab wounds, police said in a news release Friday.

Edmonton Police have not released the victim's name, but CBC News has identified her as Rose Knife.

Officers responded to reports of a stabbing in the area of 100th Street and 105A Avenue on Thursday morning at 7:15 a.m.

Knife was found injured and lying on the ground in a parking lot next to the nearby George Spady Centre. She died in hospital.

Homicide detectives continue to investigate.

Clarifications

  • Sources told CBC News that the victim's name was Rose Cutknife. Court documents have since revealed her name is Ida Rosalie (Rose) Knife.
    Apr 02, 2019 5:22 PM MT

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