2 year old dead in Prince Albert’s third homicide of 2019

Prince Albert Police and Paramedics responded to a call of a unconscious 2-year-old at a downtown apartment building on March 20th at approximately 12:00pm.

The two year old was rushed to the Victoria Hospital and later died. The toddlers identity and cause of death have not been released. An autopsy was conducted on March 21st, 2019, and it is now considered a Homicide.

Woman Charged in Prince Albert’s 2nd Homicide of 2019

Prince Albert police were called to the 1200-block of 17th Street West on February 20th at 6:40pm.

Police arrived to find a 50-year-old man in critical condition. He was rushed to hospital where he died of his injuries. The victim’s name will not be released at this time.

A 36-year-old female has been charged with Second Degree Murder, and is scheduled to appear in court on Friday February 22nd, 2019.

Jordan Ballantyne found dead in Prince Albert

Prince Albert police said Jordan Ballantyne was located in a yard near the intersection of 6th Ave and 20th St East on July 13th,  just after 9 pm.

An autopsy was conducted and revealed the death of Ballantyne was a homicide. No arrests have been made at this time.

Anyone with information about Ballantyne’s death contact police at 306-953-4222 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

Prince Albert’s first homicide of 2018

Prince Albert police and paramedics responded to report of a shooting in an alley in the 200-block of 9th Street East on June 28th.

Police located the 28-year-old Tyrell Bird, who had been shot in the face. The man was taken to hospital for treatment where he died from his injuries on July 3rd.

Police said they have identified several suspects and said that they believe the shooting was targeted.

Duane Brett Ledoux, 25 found dead in Prince Albert

Prince Albert Police said that on Wednesday, August 16, 2017, Police attended to a residence located on 800 Block 17 Street West. At the scene police found the body of a deceased male.

The victim has been identified as 25 year old Duane Brett Ledoux. Police have not released the cause of death, only saying that the death of Ledoux was a homicide.

More information will be added as it becomes available.

Christopher Andrew Van Camp Murdered at the Saskatchewan Penitentiary

RCMP were called to  the Saskatchewan Penitentiary on June 7th after an inmate was found unresponsive in his cell, and could not be revived by EMS.

The victim has been identified as Christopher Van Camp, 37. Van Camp was serving a five year 5 month sentence on a armed robbery charge.

Tyler Vandewater 28 has been charged with the second degree murder in the death of Christopher Van Camp. The cause of death has not been released at this time.

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.

Damian Ballantyne, Prince Albert’s first homicide of 2017

Damian Ballantyne 34,  was found unresponsive by emergency crews in the 300 block of Ninth Street E. just after 1:20 a.m on March 22.

Despite live saving efforts by paramedics, Ballantyne was pronounced dead at the scene.

Two people had been arrested in connection to the death, but have since been released.

More to come…

Prince Albert man found dead

Police have launched a homicide investigation after responding to reports of gunshots and finding a 23 year old Prince Albert man dead on January 9th. The un-named man was found dead at his 1st Avenue West apartment building.

An autopsy is scheduled for January 12th.