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Death of woman in downtown core deemed a homicide

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Death of woman in downtown core deemed a homicide

The autopsy has been completed on the woman who was found stabbed in the city’s downtown core earlier this morning.

Claudia Mary Iron-Howard, 29, died from a stab wound to the chest, and her death has been deemed a homicide.

“We have spoken to several witnesses who came upon the victim after the stabbing and we are looking for witnesses who may have seen the victim earlier in the night,” says Staff Sgt. Bill Clark, of EPS’s Homicide Section.

There are no suspects at this time.

This is Edmonton’s 9th homicide of the year.

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to call the Edmonton Police Service at 780-423-4567.

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