15-year-old boy fatally attacks dog he was walking with mother in north Edmonton, man in custody

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A 15-year-old St. Albert boy walking his dog with his mother in north Edmonton Tuesday night died when a man they knew from the area stabbed him in the neck, the heartbroken woman said.

A man was quickly arrested after officers called to the area of ​​137 Avenue and 184 Street around 9:30 p.m. found the teen suffering from serious, life-threatening injuries, police said Wednesday.

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Police and paramedics attempted to save the boy, but he died at the scene before homicide detectives were called.

The boy’s mother, at the scene Wednesday afternoon, said the couple regularly walked their pit bull in the area and knew the attacker in passing. She believes the attack was triggered by a mental episode.

Her son was walking behind her when the attack occurred.

St. Albert Public Schools issued a statement Wednesday, identifying the boy as Broden Radomske, a ninth-grade student at Lorne Akins Middle School.

“Our hearts go out to Broden’s family, friends, classmates and teachers as they struggle with this enormous loss. Our flags will also be raised in honor of Broden. We are grateful for the time you spent with us. May he rest in peace,” the statement reads.

The autopsy is scheduled for Friday.

In May last year, a mother and her daughter, Carolann Robillard, 35, and Sara Miller, 11, were killed in what police said was a random stabbing attack outside Edmonton’s Crawford Plains School .

The attacker in that case, Muorater Mashar, 33, died in hospital five days after police called to the scene shot him.

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First responder supplies litter the road near the area of ​​137 Avenue and 184 Street where a 15-year-old boy died Tuesday, May 21, 2024 in west Edmonton. City police investigators arrested a man in connection with the teen’s death. Photo by Shaughn Butts /postmedia

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