Weekend death in Saskatoon being investigated as homicide

Saskatoon, Saskatchewan – Members of the Saskatoon Police Service, Major Crime Section are investigating a weekend death as a homicide.

On Saturday, July 11, 2020 at 3:34 p.m., the Saskatoon Police Service attended to an apartment complex in the 3700 block of Diefenbaker Drive for the report of a deceased female located in a vehicle. On arrival Patrol officers located and confirmed that 19 year old Hailey Belanger-Weeseekase was deceased.

An autopsy was completed yesterday. Based on the results of this autopsy and further investigation by the Major Crime Section the death is now considered a homicide.

The detectives, along with the Forensic Identification Section and with cooperation from the Saskatchewan Coroners Service, continue to investigate the circumstances around the death.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Saskatoon Police Service at 306-975-8300 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

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Release 2020-0474:

On July 11, 2020 at 3:34 p.m., the Saskatoon Police Service attended to an apartment complex in the 3700 block of Diefenbaker Drive for the report of a deceased female located in a vehicle. On arrival Patrol officers confirmed that a 19 year old female was deceased.

Members of the Saskatoon Police Service, Major Crime Section and Forensic Identification Section, in cooperation with the Saskatchewan Coroners Service, are actively investigating this incident.

An autopsy to determine the cause of death has been ordered by the Office of the Chief Coroner. No additional information will be provided at this time pending the notification of next of kin.

Police are asking anyone who may have information regarding this incident to call the Saskatoon Police Service at 306-975-8300 and ask to speak to a Major Crime investigator, or call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

(Occurrence Number: 20-67719)

Saskatoon Police Service



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