Update: Homicide - Kootenay Drive

The 37 year old male charged in this investigation is expected to appear in court at 9:00 a.m., January 30, 2019.

Court Information #: 991079763

January 29, 2019 3:16 PM

The previous release should have stated the accused is facing a charge of Second Degree Murder.  The accused and the victim were known to each other.  

January 29, 2019 2:43 PM

The SPS Major Crime Section is investigating the death of a 39 year old Saskatoon woman following an incident at a home on Kootenay Drive this morning.

At approximately 8:30 a.m., January 29, 2019 Police received a report of an injured person at the home.  Upon arrival officers located a deceased woman.  A 37 year old man who was also in the home was taken into custody. 

The man is now facing a charge of First Degree Murder and is expected to appear in front of a Justice of the Peace within 24 hours of his arrest.

Name of the victim is not being released at this time as next of kin has not been notified as of yet.

(Occurrence Number: 19-9860)