Saskatchewan RCMP investigates a suspicious death and a serious assault in Warman – Ashtin Ritzand has turned himself in to authorites

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Warman RCMP received a report of two injured individuals near the intersection of Penner Road and Rural Road 3050 on August 29th at approximately 6:00am.

Police and paramedics arrived to find an injured adult female, and an adult male was declared deceased at the scene by paramedics. He has been identified as a 40-year-old from the RM of Corman Park.

RCMP said the investigation has determined the deceased male and injured female were traveling in a vehicle with three other men. The vehicle stopped near the intersection of Penner Road and Rural Road 3050 and an altercation occurred. The three men fled in the vehicle, a white Honda Civic.

Later that afternoon RCMP attempted a traffic stop related to this investigation in the Evergreen neighbourhood of Saskatoon. The vehicle did not stop, and the continued investigation determined the occupants fled on foot. Police officers located one adult female and two adult males on Marlatte Street in Saskatoon and arrested them.

Police are searching for Ashtin Ritzand, 28. He is described as white, approximately 6′ tall with a slender build, red hair and green eyes.

Ashtin Ritzand

Update August 30th
Ashtin Ritzand turned himself in and was arrested without incident at the Saskatoon RCMP Detachment.

Information can be submitted anonymously by contacting Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477)