A 19-year-old was charged with murder after another young man was found stabbed to death in a park in southeast Edmonton.

Police were called around 6 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 28, after a body was found in a green space at Mill Woods Sports Park, which is near 66 Street and 23 Avenue NW.

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When police arrived, they found the body of 19-year-old Jordan Dawson. His body appeared to be at the base of a set of bleachers along the sports field.

Police released photos of 19-year-old homicide victim Jordan Dawson, who was found dead in Mill Woods Park on Saturday, Aug. 28, 2021.

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An autopsy conducted last week found that the Edmonton teenager was stabbed to death and his death was ruled manslaughter.

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Police said Monday that officers arrested 19-year-old Mwumpe Mulongoyi at his home.

He has been charged with one count of second degree murder in connection with Dawson’s death.

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