Calgary, AB,

Searching for person of interest in Sunalta homicide investigation

The Calgary Police Service Homicide Unit is seeking public assistance to locate a man believed to have information about a homicide that occurred over the past weekend.

At approximately 11:20 p.m., on Friday, April 28, 2017, emergency crews were called to the Sunalta CTrain station for reports of a physical altercation between two men. Upon arrival, one of the men was found to have sustained serious injuries and was declared deceased at the scene.

CCTV from the station has assisted greatly and investigators have been able to identify a person who may have information in the case. Police are looking for the public’s help to locate Mark LECAINE. 

Next of kin notifications have now been completed, and the victim has been identified as Eric LAVALLEE, 52, of no-fixed-address. An autopsy was completed on Monday, May 1, 2017.

It is believed that the victim and LECAINE were known to each other prior to the altercation occurring.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police by calling 403-266-1234, or the Homicide Unit Tip Line at 403-428-8877. Tips can also be left anonymously by contact Crime Stoppers through any of the following methods:

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

Case #: 17171912/3417