Saskatoon, Saskatchewan – Saskatoon Police Major Crimes have arrested and charged a 28 year old male with Second Degree murder in relation to Saskatoon’s most recent homicide.
On the morning of August 1st, police were called to a hotel on Airport Drive in response to an injured male in one of the hotel rooms. Upon arrival they found a 27 year old male who was deceased. An autopsy was conducted yesterday to determine the cause of death.
Further, yesterday evening, patrol members located the suspect and another person of interest, in the investigation, at a residence in the 200 block of Avenue S North where they were both arrested without incident.
The accused and the victim were known to each other.
The accused will be in court for first appearance today at 2:00 pm. Information number #991135569
The investigation continues.
Police are asking anyone that may have information regarding this incident to call the Saskatoon Police Service at 306-975-8300 and ask to speak with an investigator in Major Crimes or call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.
Background Release 2020-0526:
At approximately 7:20 am this morning, Saskatoon police were called to a hotel in the 2000 block of Airport drive in response to an injured male in one of the hotel rooms. Police and Medavie services attended and the injured male was declared deceased at scene. The incident has been deemed a homicide.
SPS Major Crimes and Forensic Identification Services have been called out to investigate and are currently on scene. More information will be released as the investigation continues.
Anyone with information is requested to contact the Saskatoon Police at 306-975-8300 and to ask to speak with an investigator in Major Crimes or call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.
(Occurrence Number: 20-76787)
Saskatoon Police Service
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