Update - Homicide unit investigating death - Maddock Drive N.E.

The Calgary Police Service Homicide Unit is investigating a fatal assault that occurred this morning.

At approximately 5 a.m., today, Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2017, officers responded to a call in the 5500 block of Maddock Drive N.E. where they found a young male in distress. He was transported to hospital where he was pronounced deceased.

The deceased is 15 years old. An autopsy is taking place today.

A suspect has been taken into custody. Investigators believe there is no risk to the public.

The Calgary Police Service can confirm this address is the same location as a 2016 homicide.

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

TALK: 1-800-222-8477


CASE # 17490661