A teenager dies from injuries after an attack at McNally High School in Edmonton

Edmonton police have confirmed that a teenager who was attacked in front of McNally High School died of his injuries.

Police say the teen died at a hospital on Friday (April 15th), a week after the attack.

Since then, the EPS homicide unit has taken over the investigation.

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“On behalf of the Edmonton Police Department, I would like to thank the community for helping us with this complex investigation,” said Homicide Sergeant Colin Leight.

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“This tragedy has affected so many people, but this is not a time for anger or hatred – this is a time to grieve and heal as a community.

The autopsy is scheduled for Wednesday.

Edmonton Public School Manager Darrell Robertson is due to speak to the media around 12:30 on Saturday.

On the afternoon of Friday, April 8, police responded to a signal for an attack in front of the southeastern high school.

When police arrived, they found a 16-year-old life-threatening boy. Police, fire and rescue services provided first aid on the spot, and paramedics provided treatment and transported the teen to hospital.

“Our crime and trauma support team is working with Edmonton Public School to offer support to anyone affected,” Litham added.

In a press release, EPS said a number of suspected young people had been identified and more information would be available.

Anyone with any information about this murder has been asked to contact EPS at 780-423-4567 or # 377 from a cell phone. Anonymous information can also be sent to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or online at

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