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Paranoia nightclub murder suspect charged after surrendering to police
Published Monday, November 26, 2018 3:03PM MST
Last Updated Tuesday, November 27, 2018 9:01PM MST
A 29-year-old man who had been wanted on a Canada-wide warrant in connection with a Sunday morning attack at a downtown nightclub that left one man dead has turned himself into police.
Cordelius Terry Jackson Harrison was wanted on a charge of second-degree murder in connection with the death of a man that followed an altercation at Paranoia nightclub in the 100 block of 5 Avenue Southeast.
Police officials confirm Harrison surrendered to police on Tuesday afternoon and has since been charged with second-degree murder.
According to Calgary Police Service officials, a physical altercation involving more than 20 people occurred within the nightclub shortly before 3:00 a.m. on Sunday, November 25. A man in his 30’s suffered severe injuries during the incident. He was transported to hospital by ambulance in serious, life-threatening condition with undisclosed injuries. The man succumbed to his injuries in hospital.
Police have identified the deceased as 37-year-old Rofas Ibrahim Sheikeldin. Friends confirm to CTV that the deceased is a member of the local Sudanese community who is being remembered as a sweet, kind, trustworthy man.
Police continue to investigate the incident and are reviewing surveillance footage from the scene.