Downtown Edmonton stabbing deemed homicide
Victim found injured and lying on the ground Thursday morning, died in hospital
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.
- 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