Autopsy confirms St. Albert high school student stabbed to death – Edmonton

An autopsy conducted by the Edmonton medical examiner on Friday confirmed that a 15-year-old boy who was attacked Tuesday night died from a stab wound and his death was a homicide.

Edmonton police said the teen was found with “serious, life-threatening injuries” in an area outside of Edmonton, near 137th Avenue and 184th Street, at 9:30 p.m. on May 21. .

Global News has learned that the 15-year-old boy who died is Broden Radomske, a ninth-grade student at Lorne Akins Middle School in St. Albert, Alta.

“Despite the efforts of officers and paramedics to save his life, the young man succumbed to his injuries at the scene,” police said.

Global News also learned that the teen was walking with his mother when he was attacked.

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“This is a tragic loss that has impacted the entire community, and our hearts go out to the victim’s family, friends, classmates and others who have been affected by the senseless death of a young man,” he said. EPS Homicide Sgt. Colin Leathem. “We want to assure the community that the suspect has been detained and that there is no risk to public safety.”

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Keith James Landry, 40, was arrested shortly after the incident and charged with second-degree murder.

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The police know him, EPS said. It is believed that he also knew the victim.

Broden Radomske’s name etched into a tree near where the 15-year-old St. Albert teen was killed on Tuesday, May 21, 2024.

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Kristine Mathisen told Global News on Thursday that her children were good friends with Radomske.

“It was a very difficult conversation,” Mathisen recalled. “An incredible young man and a great friend.

“(He was) fun-loving,…extremely active…(and had a) heart of gold.”

She said she will also remember him for “eating all the snacks I ate at home.”

“It will never be the same,” Mathisen said. “Broden will never be forgotten…he is loving and deserving and he should still be here.”

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With files from Phil Heidenreich, Global News

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