Three charged with second-degree murder in northeast Edmonton death

Two men and a woman each face a charge of second-degree murder after the body of a teenager was found outside a northeast apartment building.

Body of 17-year-old victim found face down in apartment parking lot

Forensic units were called in to investigate after a man's body was found Friday morning. (Trevor Wilson/CBC)

Two men and a woman are charged with murder in the death of a 17-year-old male whose body was found early Friday morning outside a northeast Edmonton apartment building.

The men, aged 30 and 38, and a 30-year-old woman each face a charge of second-degree murder in the death of Ashton William Cardinal. 

An autopsy is scheduled for Tuesday

Police were called to a parking lot outside an apartment near 29th Street and 116A Avenue at 6:45 a.m. Friday.

Someone who lives in the building called after finding a body face down on the ground between two cars, police said.

Witnesses said they heard an altercation involving weapons about 3 a.m.