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Police investigate after 65-year-old man’s body found in northeast Edmonton home

Homicide detectives are investigating the death of a 65-year-old man in northeast Edmonton this weekend that police have deemed to be “suspicious.”

Police said officers were called to a house in the area of 135A Avenue and 68th Street at about 7:30 p.m. on Saturday.

When they arrived at the residence they found the man’s body inside. A man and woman who were also in the home were taken into custody but police did not say if they were suspects, persons of interest or witnesses.

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An autopsy is scheduled to take place on Wednesday.

Anyone with information about death is asked to call police at 780-423-4567 or #377 from a mobile phone. Anonymous information can also be submitted to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or online at www.p3tips.com/250.

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