Battleford RCMP responded to the report of a deceased man in the backyard of a property in the 1500 block of 105th Street in North Battleford, on May 16th.
Police identified the man as 20-year-old Damian Moosomin of North Battleford, SK who was reported missing to police on May 11, 2020. Investigators have determined the manner of death to be a homicide. An autopsy is scheduled for May 19th to determine the cause of death.
Anyone with information is asked to call Battlefords RCMP at 306-446-1720 or to contact Saskatchewan Crime Stoppers anonymously at 1-800-222-TIPS.
As of May 7th, 2021 a total of 6 people have been arrested and charged in connection to the homicide od Damian Moosomin:
- Tye Partridge, 23, from Moosomin First Nation is charged with first-degree murder.
- Jannay Blackbird, 32, from Saulteaux First Nation is charged with second-degree murder.
- Stormy Wapass-Semaganis, 23, from Edmonton, Alberta is charged with accessory after the fact to murder.
- Melissa Semaganis, 41, from Poundmaker Cree Nation is charged with accessory after the fact to murder.
- Denver Roy, 36, is charged with indecent interference with a dead body and accessory after the fact to murder.
- A youth who cannot be named has been charged with 1 count, Accessory after the fact,