Police say murder charges laid after deadly fight in downtown Edmonton parking lot – Edmonton

A fight in a downtown Edmonton parking lot last week that left a 39-year-old man dead resulted in another man being charged, police said Tuesday.

In a news release, police said Brad Alook, 34, has been charged with second-degree murder in connection with the death of Joshua Cardinal.

Police officers were called to a reported disturbance in a parking lot in the area of ​​108A Avenue and 98th Street around 9:40 p.m. Thursday. Police said they were told “a large group of people were fighting” there.

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When they arrived, they found Cardinal suffering from life-threatening injuries. Paramedics treated him and took him to the hospital where he later died from his injuries.

An autopsy was completed Monday and concluded that Cardinal died from multiple stab wounds.

While charges have been filed, police said they are still waiting to hear from anyone who may have more information about what happened. People can call police with information at 780-423-4567 or #377 from a mobile phone. Anonymous tips can also be submitted to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or online at

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