Update: Charges Laid In Homicide Investigation - 100 Block Cope Crescent

On Thursday, January 25, 2018, the Saskatoon Police Service, Major Crime Section arrested and charged a man in connection with the death of 60-year-old John McPherson.

The accused, a 35-year-old man, is facing charges of First Degree Murder, Unlawful Confinement, and Robbery, and will make his first court appearance this morning. (Court Info # 991039157)

Just before noon on January 7, 2018 officers were called to an address in the 100 block of Cope Crescent to check on the welfare of an individual. When they arrived they located a deceased 60-year-old male inside the residence.

An autopsy was completed and 60-year-old John McPherson’s death was confirmed to be a homicide. The cause of death is not being released at this time.

The victim and accused were known to each.

(Occurrence Number: 18-8683)