Police investigating suspicious death in central Edmonton

City police are investigating the early morning death of a man in central Edmonton.

At 1:39 a.m. on Wednesday, northwest branch officers responded to a call of an injured man on the sidewalk at 102 Street and Kingsway, police said in a Wednesday news release.

When police arrived, they located an unresponsive 34-year-old man with serious injuries. Emergency crews treated and transported the man to hospital, where he died of his injuries.

The EPS homicide section has taken over the investigation and an autopsy is scheduled for May 22.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 780-423-4567. Anonymous information can be submitted to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

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