The Edmonton Medical Examiner has determined that 46-year-old Robert Paul Loyer died as a result of blunt force trauma.
Around 12:55AM Thursday EPS were called to 106 Avenue, west of 96 Street, where they found Loyer bleeding on the ground, with obvious signs of trauma. He died on scene.
Reports say that six to seven people were seen fleeing the area at the time of the incident.
The EPS Homicide Section is looking for suspects.
This is the 21st homicide of 2016 in Edmonton.
Anyone with information the incident is being asked to contact Police at 780-423-4567, or anonymously Crime Stoppers 1-800-222-8477. tl