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Damian Ballantyne, Prince Albert’s first homicide in 2017

Prince Albert police responded to a call for assistance at a home on March 22nd at around 1:20am.  Police arrived at the 300 block of Ninth Street E to assist Parkland Ambulance paramedics with an unresponsive male.

Despite life saving efforts, Damian Ballantyne 34 died from his injuries.

Police arrested two people that were known to Ballantyne, however no charges have been laid.

Murder charge laid in death of Monica Burns.

Police have charged a Prince Albert, Sask., man in the death of Monica Burns.

Todd Daniel McKeaveney, 38, will appear in Prince Albert provincial court Friday. He’s charged with second-degree murder.

Burns’s body was found Jan. 17 on a snowmobile trail northwest of the city.

According to RCMP, the victim and the man charged were not “known to each other”.

Update November 14th 2016

Todd Daniel McKeaveney entered a plea and pleaded guilty to manslaughter on November 8th. He also pleaded guilty to committing an indignity to a human body.