Saskatoon police charge a 17-year-old in the city’s latest homicide

Saskatoon Police responded to a 911 call reporting an injured male in the 3800 block of Fairlight Drive, on August 25th at approximately 5:10am.

Police and paramedics arrived to find 22-year-old Rio Checkosis suffering from serious injuries. The victim was rushed to hospital where he ultimately died from his injuries. 

Saskatoon Police Major Crimes arrested and charged a 17-year-old male with 2nd-degree murder. Police have not released the identity of the victim or the accused.

Police are asking anyone that may have information regarding this incident to call the Saskatoon Police Service at 306-975-8300.

The 2019 Saskatoon Homicide Victim List is available here,