Edmonton police identify 24-year-old stabbing victim killed near Whyte Avenue

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Edmonton detectives have determined the death of a young man near Whyte Avenue and 105 Street to be a homicide. (Dave Bajer/CBC News - image credit)
Edmonton detectives have determined the death of a young man near Whyte Avenue and 105 Street to be a homicide. (Dave Bajer/CBC News - image credit)

The death of an Edmonton man near Whyte Avenue Monday has been ruled a homicide.

Andrew Bellerose,24, died from a stab wound, Edmonton police said in a news release Friday.

An autopsy was conducted Friday by the medical examiner.

Bellerose was found around 2:15 a.m. when officers responded to a call in the area of Whyte Avenue and 105th Street.

Officers found Bellerose in critical condition, police said. He died at the scene.

This is the second death of a young man in the Old Strathcona area in the past two weeks.

On Aug. 4, 20-year-old Ethan Taylor was killed, and another man injured, during an early morning disturbance in the area of Whyte Avenue and 103rd Street.

A 29-year-old man has been charged with second-degree murder in Taylor's death.

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