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Lethbridge police continue to seek witnesses and surveillance video in area of homicide

Lethbridge police continue to investigate the murder of a 48-year-old woman over the weekend and are working to piece together a timeline leading up to her death.

On September 16, 2017 at approximately 3:30 p.m. an officer on patrol observed and intervened in an assault in progress in the parking lot on the west side of the Multicultural Centre at 421 6 Avenue South. EMS were immediately called and the male suspect arrested. The victim was transported to hospital with life-threatening injuries where she died a short time later.

Lethbridge Police seeking assistance to locate at-risk youth

 

Lethbridge Police continue to seek the public’s assistance to locate a missing youth and are including a new photo of her for release.

Brooklyn Whitemanleft, 17, was last seen in Calgary on September 4, 2017 and police are concerned for her well-being. She is believed to be in the Calgary or Lethbridge area.

Brooklyn also goes by Brooklyn Heavy Shields, Brooklyn Blackplume and Brooklyn Devine.

She was last seen wearing a grey zip up hoodie, grey Fox t-shirt, blue sweat pant, and black high top puma runners.

Police charge Lethbridge man with second degree murder

Lethbridge Police have charged a 52-year-old man with second degree murder in the death of a 48-year-old woman over the weekend.

On September 16, 2017 at approximately 3:30 p.m. an officer on patrol observed and intervened in an assault in progress along the 400 block of 6 Avenue South. EMS were immediately called and the male suspect arrested. The victim was transported to hospital with life-threatening injuries where she died a short time later.

Investigation determined the victim and accused are known to one another.

Male arrested and homicide charges pending

Lethbridge Police have arrested a 52-year-old man and homicide charges are pending after an officer happened upon a violent assault in progress earlier this afternoon.

On September 16, 2017 at approximately 3:30 p.m. an officer on patrol observed and intervened in an assault in progress along the 400 block of 6 Avenue South. EMS were immediately called and the male suspect was arrested. A 48-year-old woman was transported to hospital with life-threatening injuries and died a short time later.