Assault victim in serious condition at Edmonton hospital

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The victim of a Sunday morning assault in Prince Albert is currently recovering in serious condition at an Edmonton hospital.

Prince Albert Daily Herald

Local police were dispatched to the 1200 block of First Avenue West at 10:19 a.m. for an aggravated assault.

They found Marlene Darlene Bird, 47, suffering from life-threatening injuries. Parkland Ambulance transported Bird to Victoria Hospital, where she was stabilized before being sent to the Royal University Hospital in critical condition.

Bird is currently in Edmonton at the University of Alberta Hospital, where she is recovering in serious condition.

“We’re not prepared to comment on the injuries at this time,” Sgt. Brandon Mudry said at a police press conference on Monday, noting the investigating was ongoing.

“Hopefully as the week progresses, as more information is brought to light we’ll be able to release a little more detail in regards to the file.”

We’re not prepared to comment on the injuries at this time. Sgt. Brandon Mudry

Following the response of police and paramedics on Sunday, the area on 12th Street from First Avenue West to Second Avenue West was taped off.

The Criminal Investigation Division continues to follow leads and conduct interviews.

Police request that any members of the public associated to Ms. Bird, or who may have had contact with her recently prior to June 1 at 10:19 a.m., come forward with information related to the case by contacting the police service at 306-953-4222 or Crime Stoppers at 1-8000-222-TIPS (8477).

Organizations: University of Alberta Hospital, Edmonton hospital, Victoria Hospital Criminal Investigation Division Crime Stoppers

Geographic location: Edmonton, 12th Street

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