Suspicious Death - 100 Block Of Ave P South

February 20, 2018 9:10 AM

On Saturday, February 17, 2018, the Saskatoon Police Service, Major Crime Section arrested and subsequently charged a 26 year old male (previously mentioned in earlier media releases) with the homicide of 28 year old James Chaisson who was located in the 100 block of Avenue P South in the early morning of February 14, 2018.

The accused is facing charges of First Degree Murder, Kidnapping, Possession of a Firearm While Prohibited , and Breach of Recognizance. The accused  will make his first court appearance Tuesday morning.

February 14, 2018 3:47 PM

Saskatoon Police Major Crime Section is continuing to investigate a suspicious death that occurred earlier this morning. 

At approximately 4:30 a.m., February 14, 2018, Police responded to a report of an injured male on Avenue P South between 21st and 22nd Streets. The 28-year-old man was later pronounced deceased at the scene. The nature of the man's injuries is not being released at this time but his death is now being investigated as a homicide. 

Next of kin have been notified, but the deceased's name is not being released.

Traffic restrictions were in place, but lifted at approximately 11:30 a.m. 

This is an ongoing investigation. Further updates will be provided by Public Affairs or Major Crime when they are available. 

Anyone with information on this incident is asked to contact Saskatoon Police at 306-975-8300 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

February 14, 2018 11:23 AM

Traffic restrictions have been lifted on Avenue P South. 

The investigation is ongoing. 

Saskatoon Police are currently on scene of a suspicious death in the 100 block of Avenue P South. Traffic restrictions will be in effect until further notice, and motorists are advised to find alternate routes of travel while the restrictions are in place.

(Occurrence Number: 18-15409)