EPS investigating homicide of 20-year-old man
Published Tuesday, April 23, 2019 5:34PM MDT
Last Updated Wednesday, April 24, 2019 12:38PM MDT
Edmonton police are investigating the homicide of a 20-year-old man in early April.
EPS was called to the area of 92 Street and 110 Avenue at approximately 2:45 a.m. on April 5. Upon arrival, officers found a “significant” amount of blood on the ground by a home.
Later that morning, a body was found in a vehicle near Vegreville, Alta.
DNA analysis connected the two crime scenes.
Edmonton police said Tristen Nicholas Morningeagle Cook-Buckle was murdered, but the cause of his death will not be released at this time.
EPS has taken the lead in the investigation.
Anyone with information about Cook-Buckle’s death is asked to call Edmonton police at 780-423-4567 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.
Vegreville is located approximately 100 kilometres east of Edmonton.
This is Edmonton's 10th homicide of 2019.