City police have released photos, a sketch and a video of a suspect in a slaying at a south Edmonton motel in May.
Police responded to a call at the Royal Lodge motel near 38 Avenue and Gateway Boulevard. on May 24. When officers arrived they found the body of 48-year-old Lisa Arsenault. An autopsy on May 29 confirmed her death was a homicide. Police have not released a cause of death.
Edmonton police released surveillance photos on June 11 of a man seen walking outside the motel. In a further attempt to identify the man, police released a composite sketch Wednesday as well as a surveillance video of him leaving a room at the motel. Police have also released photos of a silver Dodge Magnum the man may have been driving at the time of Arsenault’s death.
The suspect appears to be a white man wearing glasses and a beige hat. He was wearing a brown vest over top of a t-shirt with dark pants and a sneaker.
Arsenault’s family previously told Postmedia they had told police back in February they were worried about her well-being while she stayed at the motel. The police would not give the family any information, she said.
Anyone who may have information regarding the man in the video is asked to call police at 780-423-4567. Anonymous tips can be submitted to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.