2nd-degree murder charge laid in death of 53-year-old

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A 47-year-old man has been charged with second-degree murder in the death of Terry Allen Maksymyszyn.

Maksymyszyn, 53, was found unconscious by police in a home in the Athlone neighbourhood on Jan. 23

Officers arrived at the residence near 128th Avenue and 129th Street at about 10:30 p.m. in response to a "trouble not known" call, according to an Edmonton Police Service news release.

Maksymyszyn was taken to hospital, but died of his injuries around 4:20 a.m. Sunday. An autopsy was conducted but investigators are withholding the cause of death.

The 47-year-old was arrested and charged on Thursday, according to a news release from police.