Major Crimes investigating homicide of man, 35

On Feb. 8 at about 9 p.m., Strathcona County RCMP responded to a report of a man being located with serious life-threatening injuries near Township Road 534 and Range Road 225.  

The man was taken to hospital and pronounced deceased a short time later. An autopsy was conducted today at the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner in Edmonton and the manner of death has been deemed a homicide.

The deceased man was identified as Blair Joshua Cross, 35, of Edmonton. RCMP would like to speak with anyone that may have been in contact with Blair or seen him in the Edmonton area in the days leading up to his death.

Blair is described as:

–       Indigenous male

–    5-foot-7

–    140 pounds

–    Black hair, brown eyes

The Alberta RCMP Major Crimes Unit are asking the public’s assistance for any information in relation to this homicide. Please contact the Strathcona County RCMP at 780-467-7741 or your local police.

If you want to remain anonymous, you can contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), online at or by using the “P3 Tips” app available through the Apple App or Google Play Store.”  

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