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Police arrest two suspects in hit-and-run death of Ryan Jimmo

LONDON, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 16: Ryan Jimmo stands in the Octaogn during his light heavyweight fight against James Te Huna during the UFC on Fuel TV event on February 16, 2013 at Wembley Arena in London, England. (Photo by Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images)

LONDON, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 16: Ryan Jimmo stands in the Octaogn during his light heavyweight fight against James Te Huna during the UFC on Fuel TV event on February 16, 2013 at Wembley Arena in London, England. (Photo by Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images)

Edmonton police have arrested and charged two suspects in connection with the hit-and-run death of former UFC light-heavyweight fighter Ryan Jimmo.

According to a release from Edmonton Police on Wednesday, 23-year-old Anthony Getschel and 21-year-old Jordan Wagner were arrested after an investigation into a hit-and-run that occurred Sunday night that left Jimmo dead a few hours later.

Getschel was charged with second-degree murder, criminal negligence causing death, dangerous operation of a motor vehicle causing death and failure to stop at scene of accident involving death.

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Wagner was charged with accessory after the fact to murder.

Jimmo died "as a result of blunt force trauma after being run over by a vehicle," according to police, following an argument between the fighter and the two men in a parking lot late Sunday night in Edmonton.

Police say neither suspect arrested in connection to Jimmo's murder knew the fighter ahead of the altercation.

Jimmo was a seven-fight veteran of the UFC before being released from the promotion in 2015. He was a mainstay of the Canadian fight scene for most of his career and was also a champion in Maximum Fighting Championships.

Jimmo was 34 at the time of his death.