Victim and suspects identified in downtown homicide
Following an autopsy, the victim of a murder downtown on Sunday has been identified.
Karson GOODEAGLE, 33, of Calgary, died as a result of a stabbing. GOODEAGLE’s death is classified as Calgary’s third homicide of 2020.
Three men arrested on Monday have now been formally charged. Dwayne Iyn TURNER, 52, Tyrell NOSKIYE, 29, and Yahye GABAD, 23, are all charged with second-degree murder. They will next appear in court on Friday, Jan. 10, 2020.
Timothy Ashton JONES, 39, remains a person of interest and police continue to seek his whereabouts. Photos of JONES are available on The City of Calgary Newsroom.
It is believed this was a targeted attack motivated by drugs.
Earlier release below.
Charges pending in downtown homicide investigation
Three people have been arrested in relation to the assault of a man downtown this weekend. One person of interest remains outstanding and police are looking for public assistance to locate him.
At approximately 4:50 a.m., Sunday, Jan. 5, 2020, police were called to the area of 11 Avenue and 1 Street S.E., for reports of a man in medical distress. The man was transported to hospital where he was later pronounced deceased.
Yesterday, Monday, Jan. 6, 2020, police arrested three men believed to be responsible for the attack. Charges of second-degree murder are pending. The names of the accused will be released once charges have been formally laid by a Justice of the Peace.
A person of interest remains outstanding and police are seeking public assistance to locate Timothy JONES, 39. He is described as approximately 6’2” tall and 205 pounds. Photos of JONES are available on The City of Calgary Newsroom. Anyone who knows his whereabouts is asked to contact police or Crime Stoppers.
An autopsy of the deceased is currently ongoing. The victim’s name will be released once they have been formally identified by the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner.