Calgary, AB,

Charges laid in Highland Park homicide investigation

The Calgary Police Service Homicide Unit has charged a man in relation to the death of Mayiel Deng KIIR, that occurred last month in Highland Park.

Samuel Kong LIONG, 21, was arrested at a residence in Calgary without incident and charged with manslaughter on Thursday, August 5, 2021. His next court appearance is unknown at this time.

The Calgary Police Service would like to thank the public and the media for their assistance in this investigation.

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Autopsy completed in Highland Park suspicious death investigation

Homicide investigators are releasing the name of a man who died after being dropped off at the Peter Lougheed Centre over the weekend.

At approximately 4:30 a.m., on Saturday, July 24, 2021, a man in his early 20s was dropped off at the emergency department of the Peter Lougheed Centre. The victim subsequently died of injuries, which were believed to have been sustained in a confrontation with an unknown individual.

We believe that the man was injured in an altercation that took place at roughly 3:30 a.m. the same morning at a Highland Park residence, located in the 100 block of 42 Avenue N.E.

An autopsy was completed by The Office of The Chief Medical Examiner and the man has been identified as Mayiel Deng KIIR, 20, of Calgary.

“Our investigators have been working tirelessly since Saturday to identify a potential suspect,” says Staff Sergeant Colin Chisholm of the Calgary Police Service Homicide Unit. “We are still in the process of examining all evidence, including CCTV that has been collected, and encourage anyone with information to contact police.”

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call the Calgary Police Service non-emergency line at 403-266-1234. Tips can also be left anonymously by contacting Crime Stoppers using any of the following methods.

TALK: 1-800-222-8477


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