Calgary, AB,

Fatal stabbing

The Calgary Police Service continues to investigate a fatal stabbing in the northeast.

At approximately 9:40 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 8, 2014, a man and woman were closing up a business in the 4700 block of Westwinds Drive N.E. The man was leaving on foot with cash and receipts when he was approached and attacked by two males. He was robbed of his cash and stabbed.

The victim, Maqsood AHMED, 55, was transported to hospital where he succumbed to his injuries. The woman, an employee of the company was uninjured. An autopsy was completed by the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner this morning confirming that the victim died as a result of stab wounds.

Investigators are reviewing images captured by security cameras in the area. The two suspects are described as:

  • Black male in his 20s, approximately 5’10” tall with a lean muscular build and long hair. He was wearing dark clothing and white shoes.
  • Black male in his 20’s, approximately 6’ tall with a medium to heavy build and short hair. He was wearing a light coloured hoodie under a dark three quarter length leather jacket, dark pants and white shoes.

The vehicle used by the offenders is described as a dark coloured 1999 to 2003, two-door Toyota Solara. A photo of the vehicle that was at the scene, as well as one that is similar, is available on The City of Calgary Newsroom.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call police at 403-266-1234, the Homicide Unit Tip Line at 403-428-8877 or Crime Stoppers anonymously using any of the following methods:

TALK: 1-800-222-8477
TEXT: tttTIPS to 274637

CASE # 14395573