Officers reported to a home near 119 Avenue and 61 Street at around 8:50 p.m. When they arrived, they found a man and a woman with injuries.
Barbara Nelson, the woman, was pronounced dead due to a blunt force trauma and the man remains in serious condition in the hospital.
Before the police had arrived, the assailants fled the scene.
The death of Barbara was deemed a homicide and it is believed that the incident was target.
Please contact EPS, if you have any information, at 780-423-4567 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.
In the year of 2019, this is Edmonton’s fourth homicide.