Indo-Canadian Woman Latest Victim In String Of Edmonton Killings


The body of a woman was removed from an Edmonton apartment building Monday afternoon and taken to the medical examiner’s office.  Police say Lisa Kristine Randhawa died as a result of trauma. Her death has been deemed a homicide. Randhawa and Jeremy Nattrass among six people killed over the past week in Edmonton

EDMONTON – The death of an Indo-Canadian woman who was found dead in an apartment Monday morning was a homicide.

It was the sixth homicide in Edmonton in as many days.

Lisa Kristine Randhawa died as a result of trauma, police said. Police said earlier that Randhawa was 43 but now say she was 42.

Officers were called at 10:45 a.m. Monday after Randhawa’s body was found in an apartment at 114th Avenue and 132nd Street, reported CBC News.

The death of a man who was found dead in a hotel at 34th Street and 118th Avenue was also deemed a homicide.

Jeremy Randall Nattress, 36, died after he was stabbed. His body was found Saturday morning.

The deaths of Nattress and Randhawa are part of a string of homicides police are investigating over the past week.

On March 23, the bodies of Irfan Qureshi, 37, and Suzanne Tran, 27, were found in a duplex at 4914 – 213th Street.

Friends have identified Amin Mohammed Abdullahi who is also known as Hamza Tyne as the man who was fatally shot outside a Whyte Avenue nightclub early Sunday morning.

Police have yet to release the name of a man who died after he was found in critical condition near the Belvedere LRT station within a half hour of the Whyte Avenue shooting.

With the exception of Qureshi and Tran, whose bodies were found together, the other deaths are not related.