Update - Charges Laid - Saskatoon's 8th Homicide (rel#407,408,409,419)

Members of the Saskatoon Police Major Crime Unit have charged a 28 year old Saskatoon man in connection with a homicide in June of this year.

The accused is scheduled to appear in Saskatoon Provincial Court at 2:00 p.m., October 5, 2016. He is facing charges of Second Degree Murder, Possession of a Weapon For a Purpose of Committing an Offence, and two counts of Breach of Undertaking.

At approximately 1:20 p.m., June 18, 2016, a man was reported to be injured in the 300 block of Avenue E South. He was taken to hospital where he succumbed to his injury.

An autopsy was completed and confirmed the death to be a homicide. The victim's name was not released at the request of the family.

Saskatoon Police would like to thank businesses in the area for their assistance in providing surveillance footage, which aided in the investigation.

(Occurrence Number: 16-58917)