The 24 year old victim of a recent stabbing has died.
On December 21, 2017, Police were called to Royal University Hospital where a man had attended to seek treatment for a stab wound. The injury was initially not believed to be life-threatening however the man passed away on January 4, 2018. An autopsy was subsequently conducted January 5, 2018 however a cause of death is yet to be determined. The Major Crime Section in conjunction with the Office of the Chief Coroner is investigating the incident.
- Please not the corrected date of December 21, 2017.
Saskatoon Police are investigating two separate stabbings that occurred over the past few days.
At approximately 8:00 p.m., December 20, 2017, officers were dispatched to the 500 block of Avenue H South for a report of an assault. Upon arrival, Police found a 25 year old man from Prince Albert suffering from a stab wound. A canine track was attempted but no suspect was located. MD Ambulance attended and he was transported to hospital with serious injuries. He is now in stable condition.
At approximately 5:40 p.m., December 20, 2017, Saskatoon Police attended to RUH for a report of a male, age 24, who came to the hospital with a stab wound that reportedly occurred the previous day. Injuries are not believed to be life-threatening.
Anyone with information is requested to contact the Saskatoon Police Service at 306-975-8300 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.
(Occurrence Numbers: 17-131911, 17-131882)