Edmonton medical examiner says deaths of man and son were murder-suicide

A medical examiner has ruled that the deaths of a 39-year-old man and his 11-year-old son were a murder-suicide.

EDMONTON — A medical examiner has ruled that the deaths of a 39-year-old man and his 11-year-old son were a murder-suicide.

Edmonton police say how the two died has been determined but will not be released.

There’s been no official identification of the deceased, but media reports say Jeff Bostick and his son, Jeremy, were found in the basement of their home Sunday.

A spokesman for the Alberta Association for Community Living has said his group was working with the family.

Bruce Uditsky said the boy had autism and had been living at a separate home with caregivers.

But the family was taking steps to move him to a group home where he could be with more children his own age.

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