Charges laid in Abbeydale stabbing
Our patrol officers are often required to quickly piece together criminal events in order to ensure that crucial evidence and witnesses are not lost. Doing so not only protects the public by bringing people to justice more quickly, but can also reduce the cost and length of investigations.
Quick investigative work by our officers led to the arrest of two people in a case that occurred in Abbeydale on Monday, March 29, 2021. At approximately 6:20 a.m., police were called to the Peter Lougheed Centre, for reports that a man was suffering from stab wounds and dropped off at the hospital. The victim underwent surgery and his condition has since been upgrade to stable.
Officers responded to the hospital and quickly determined a possible location of the assault. Investigators attended the scene, a residence located in the 1200 block of Abbeydale Drive N.E., and located several witnesses who were still present. The residence was contained, and a search warrant was conducted.
As a result, two suspects were identified. It is believed that the offenders were known to the victim and that they were involved in an argument which escalated to an assault.
Audrey Laura CORN, 22, of Calgary, has since been charged with one count of aggravated assault. She will next appear in court on Friday, April 30, 2021.
Charges are pending against a second suspect.
“Addressing violence in our community is a priority for the Service. The quick action of patrol officers who responded to this incident and immediately located and contained the scene was instrumental in this investigation,” says Staff Sergeant Kurt Jacobs of the Calgary Police Service District 1 General Investigations Unit. “It allowed us to efficiently direct our investigative resources who were able to identify suspects and wrap up this investigation relatively quickly.”