Edmonton police charge man with murder following release of video evidence – Edmonton

The Edmonton Police Service has arrested and charged a man with first-degree murder in relation to the Wednesday death of 38-year-old Peter Boakye.

Aston Gyasi, 34, was arrested and charged by police on Saturday.

Boakye died Wednesday after police were called to a residence in northeast Edmonton near 139 Avenue and 35 Street around 8:30 a.m.

Officers found him in medical distress and he was taken to hospital but later died of his injuries.

An autopsy found that Boakye’s death was a homicide and his injuries were from a sharp force injury.

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Police release video of northeast Edmonton homicide suspect

On Friday, police released a video showing a person of interest in the case.

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