Edmonton

Second-degree murder charge laid after man, 22, found dead in west Edmonton

A suspect has been charged with second-degree murder after a 22-year-old man's body was found inside a west Edmonton apartment last week.

Victim identified by police as Douglas Charles Albert Crossman

Police found a body inside this west Edmonton apartment building on Thursday. (Dave Bajer/CBC)

A suspect has been charged with second-degree murder following the death of a 22-year-old man in west Edmonton last week.

Police were called to an apartment building near 154th Street and 84th Avenue late Thursday afternoon. The body of Douglas Charles Albert Crossman was found inside the building, police said in a news release Sunday afternoon.

A 24-year-old Edmonton man was arrested Saturday. On Sunday, he was charged with one count of second-degree murder.

On Friday morning, there was a heavy police presence at the Whitehall Square apartment building in the Lynnwood neighbourhood. Police tape was draped across an exterior door near the building's parkade.

Police said they are not releasing any more information for investigative purposes.

Edmonton police have charged a man with second-degree murder after a body was found in this apartment building on Thursday. (Dave Bajer/CBC)