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Police identify victim after body found in Strathcona County

Edmonton police homicide detectives are investigating after a body was found Monday in Strathcona County.

Body of Justin Cole Larocque, 28, found Monday in residential subdivision

Edmonton police homicide detectives are now investigating after a body was found Monday in Strathcona County.

RCMP responded to a residential address near Wye Road in the Wyecliff residential subdivision after a body was discovered outside.

The body was later identified as 28-year-old Justin Cole Larocque.

RCMP investigators determined that Larocque had recently attended an Edmonton residence near 109th Avenue and 97th Street.

On Wednesday, the Edmonton Police Service took over the investigation.

An autopsy has been completed but the cause of death is being withheld for investigative purposes, EPS said in a news release.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police. 

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