Edmonton police have released video surveillance footage of a suspect in a fatal hit and run in the hopes the public can help to identify the man, CHED AM reports.
The footage of the suspect was taken at a liquor store in the area of 45 Street and 118 Avenue at approximately 1:40 a.m. on June 13.
Other video was taken from a vehicle dash cam seconds after Adam Groves, who was 33, was killed as he tried to stop a man from stealing his work pickup truck later that same day.
The suspect is male, in his 30s, approximately 6 feet tall, with a medium build, medium length brown/black hair, and may be wearing jeans, and a red and white horizontal striped shirt.
While at the liquor store, the suspect was also believed to be wearing a distinctive baseball cap with a silkscreened image that says “Big Blunt — Join the Sky High Club.”
Groves’s family released a statement on Monday, pleading with the suspect to “do the right thing” and turn himself in.
“Although we see Adam’s death as a tragedy, he died a hero,” said Desire Poulin, Groves’s sister-in-law.
“He was a great father, one who always made sure his family was provided for.”
Poulin said Groves is survived by his wife and two children, a seven-year-old boy and a four-year-old girl.
“If there’s anyone out there who knows anything about the incident, or about the suspect, please contact police immediately....We’re hurting, we need justice for Adam.”
(CHED, The Canadian Press)