Calgary, AB,

Downtown suspicious death deemed a homicide; police seeking witnesses

Earlier today, we shared information about a suspicious death that occurred yesterday evening on the west end of downtown. This death is now being investigated as a homicide, following an autopsy that was completed by the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner.

The victim has been identified as Russell David YOUNKER, 49, of Calgary.

Detectives are now hoping to speak with two people who may have information that would be valuable to the investigation.

Photos of a man and a video of a woman are available on The City of Calgary Newsroom.

Anyone with information on the identities of these individuals is asked to call the Homicide Tip Line at 403-428-8877, or the CPS non-emergency line at 403-266-1234. Tips can also be submitted anonymously to Crime Stoppers through any of the following methods:

TALK: 1-800-222-8477


APP: "P3 Tips"

Case #21138373/3863