Shortly after 4pm on April 15, a police officer part of the Crime Reduction Team was waved down by a community member on the Onion Lake Cree Nation. They were advised there was an injured man located outside a residence. EMS attended, but the man was pronounced deceased at the scene.
The deceased has been identified as an adult male from the Onion Lake Cree Nation. His family has been notified. His death is being considered suspicious at this time.
There is an autopsy taking place Friday in Saskatoon. The Saskatchewan General Investigation Section is continuing the investigation with the assistance of the North Battleford RCMP Forensic Identification, Onion Lake RCMP, RCMP Major Crime Unit North and the Saskatchewan Coroners Service.