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Death of man following altercation at Marlborough home deemed homicide
Police tape surrounds a home in the northeast where a man was found in medical distress on Saturday, June 9, 2018.
Published Tuesday, June 12, 2018 1:16PM MDT
Police have released the identity of man who died after an altercation at a home in the city’s northeast on the weekend.
Emergency crews were called to a home in the 0-100 block of Margate Place N.E. at about 1:30 a.m. on Saturday for reports of a disturbance.
A man in his 40s was found in medical distress and was taken to hospital in life threatening condition where he later died.
The man has been identified as 46-year-old Jason Dirks of Calgary.
Police are not releasing the cause of death but say they do not believe it was a random incident.
Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call the Homicide Unit tip line at 403-428-8877 or the Calgary Police Service non-emergency line at 403-266-1234. Tips can also be left anonymously by contacting Crime Stoppers through either of the following methods: