Discovery of Deceased Male Triggers Regina Homicide Investigation – UPDATED

Regina, Saskatchewan – The Regina Police Service, in conjunction with the Saskatchewan Coroners Service, continues to investigate the death of a male, whose body was located in a burning vehicle on May 27, 2020.

At this time, investigators have determined that there is nothing to suggest the death of the male is criminal in nature. The fire also does not appear suspicious at this time. Investigation is ongoing.

On Wednesday, May 27, 2020 at approximately 5:30 a.m., patrol members came across a parked vehicle engulfed in flames on 13th Avenue E and Embury Street. The Regina Fire Department was called to the scene. Early investigation revealed there was a person inside the vehicle. The adult male was pronounced deceased at the scene by EMS.

Next of kin notification has been completed. The Regina Police Service will not be releasing the name of the male at this time.

Police investigators will continue to work in conjunction with the Saskatchewan Coroners Service to investigate the circumstances of the death.

BACKGROUND

Regina, Saskatchewan – The Regina Police Service, in conjunction with the Saskatchewan Coroners Service, is conducting a death investigation after the discovery of a deceased male.

On Wednesday, May 27, 2020 at approximately 5:30 a.m., patrol members came across a parked vehicle engulfed in flames on 13th Avenue E and Embury Street. The Regina Fire Department was called to the scene. Early investigation revealed there was a person inside the vehicle. The male was pronounced deceased at the scene by EMS. Patrol officers secured the immediate area and requested the additional resources of the Major Crimes and Forensic Identification Units, as well as the coroner.

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Next of kin notification has been completed. Police investigators will work in conjunction with the Coroners Service to determine the circumstances of the death.

There are no further details available at this early stage of the investigation.

Anyone who has information to assist in this investigation is asked to contact the Regina Police Service at 306-777-6500 or Crimestoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS).

Regina Police Service



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