Russia’s honorary Consul in Alberta, Canada Sergey Timoshenko on his official page in Facebook confirmed the death of the citizen of the Russian Federation Vitaliy Savin in the canadian city of Edmonton.
March 11, hundreds of people in Canada reported by CBC News, citing its own sources. According to the channel, Savin was shot dead on 9 March the police after you attacked him with a knife.
According to TV channel, in the emergency services of Edmonton received a report of a drunk driver. Patrol stopped the car in one of the dead ends of the city, between the police and the driver got into a conflict.
Sources said that 55-year-old Savin tried to attack a police officer with a knife, after which he shot the Russian. Visit Savina in Facebook it is said that he hails from the city of Susuman of the Magadan oblast and lived in Edmonton. According to CBC News, the man worked for a drilling and construction company.
“On March 9 in Edmonton was tragically killed Vitaliy Savin – natured, hard-working and decent Man. In Edmonton many knew him personally, more and more people in Canada and around the world – interactively,” wrote the honorary Consul of the Russian Federation.
“Vitali was always open and friendly person, assisted newcomers to Edmonton with a job, actively participated in the life of compatriots from the countries of the former USSR in our city”, – stated in the message of Sergey Timoshenko. According to the honorary Consul, “the causes of this tragedy are being investigated by a special Commission of the police of Canada”.