Calgary,
07
November
2017
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19:22
America/Denver

Man charged in connection with Pineridge homicide

The Calgary Police Service Homicide Unit has charged a man in connection with a recent murder in Pineridge.

At approximately 3:50 p.m., on Friday, Nov. 3, 2017, police were called to the 100 block of Pineside Place N.E., after a report of a body being discovered inside one of the residences.

An autopsy on the deceased, a man in his 40s, is currently underway and his identity will be released by the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner upon the conclusion of the procedure.

Following the discovery of the body, detectives received information that led them to a suspect in this case. It’s alleged the victim and the accused, who had mutual acquaintances, got into a verbal altercation at which time the accused fatally assaulted the victim.

Christopher Thomas DEJARLAIS, 41, of Calgary, is charged with second-degree murder. He was arrested on Sunday, Nov. 5, 2017.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Calgary Police Service at 403-266-1234, the Homicide Unit Tip Line at 403-428-8877 or Crime Stoppers anonymously using either of the following methods:

TALK: 1-800-222-8477

TYPE: www.calgarycrimestoppers.org

Case #17473611