Saskatoon's 1st Homicide For 2017. File 2017-4232

Just before midnight January 11th, 2017 Saskatoon City Police patrol members along with MD Ambulance and Fire personnel responded to an injured male in a residence in the 200 block Avenue I South.

Upon arrival members located a 45 year old injured male who had been the victim of an apparent assault. Male was transported to the Royal University Hospital, where he succumbed to his injuries.

The Saskatoon Police Major Crime Section, Forensic Identification Section, working in conjunction with the Chief Coroner’s office are actively investigating.

At the request of the family the name of the deceased will not be released.

Updates to this investigation will come from 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 call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222- 8477.