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.

Troy Napope missing since May 2015

Troy Cecil Napope’s 23, burnt out car was found in May in Prince Albert, however he is still missing and police are now considering his disappearance to be a homicide.

Napope’s car was found on May 28th, and he was reported missing on June 6th. Police have no leads on locating the body of Napope, but believe that he is dead.

 

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.