Update - Suspicious death in Saskatoon now a homicide

Update - The suspicious death investigation on the 1800 block of Avenue B North has been deemed to be the city’s fifth homicide of the year.  The body of a 49-year-old man was located in the home and he was pronounced deceased at the scene. 

An autopsy was ordered and is presently being performed.

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At this stage of the investigation it appears that the person or persons responsible were known to the victim.

Members of the Saskatoon Police Major Crime, Forensic Identification, along with the Saskatchewan Coroners Service continue to investigate.

At approximately 5:30 pm on July 15, Saskatoon Police Service patrol members responded to a suspicious death at a home in the 1800 block of Avenue B North.

Upon arrival, members located a deceased person.

Members from the Saskatoon Police Major Crime, Forensic Identification, along with the Chief Coroner’s office are actively investigating.

Updates to this investigation will come from the Major Crime Section or Public Affairs office when more information to share is available.

Police are asking anyone that may have information regarding this incident call the Saskatoon Police Service at 306-975-8300 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

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