Calgary, AB,

Suspicious Death Victim Identified

The investigation into the suspicious death of a man in downtown continues and the victim has been identified following an autopsy.


At approximately 11:15 p.m., on Sunday, Oct. 11, 2015, police were called to the 700 block of 12 Avenue S.W. for reports of a disturbance in an alley. Upon arrival a man was found deceased.


Investigators believe the victim met an individual and that an altercation took place. The victim was robbed of his bag and the offender fled on foot. There is nothing to indicate this was a random attack and it is believed drugs may have played a role.


An autopsy completed by the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner has formally identified the victim as Christopher Stephen TOOLEY, 33, of Calgary. The cause of death will not be released at this time.


The medical examiner has not yet officially declared this to be a homicide but the Homicide Unit continues to investigate.


Anyone who was in the area at the time is asked to contact police by calling the non-emergency line at 403-266-1234 or the Homicide Unit Tip Line at 403-428-8877. Tips can also be left anonymously by contacting Crime Stoppers using any of the following methods:

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


Case #15433389/3287