Man found outside south Edmonton apartment building was stabbed to death, police say

The man found dead outside a south Edmonton apartment complex Sunday morning died of a stab wound, an autopsy confirmed Tuesday.

Gearard Wright, 20, was found on the ground in Ermineskin neighbourhood Sunday morning

Police say Gearard Wright, 20, died of a stab wound Sunday morning outside an apartment complex in the Ermineskin neighbourhood. (CBC/Nathan Gross)

A man that died outside a south Edmonton apartment complex Sunday morning was stabbed to death, an autopsy confirmed Tuesday. 

Police say Gearard Wright, 20, of Edmonton, sustained life-threatening injuries during an altercation in the Ermineskin neighbourhood just before 2 a.m. Sunday. Paramedics arrived but Wright died at the scene. 

Edmonton police said they released Wright's name because it serves an investigative purpose.