Regina Forensic Identification and Major Crimes Unit are investigating the city’s latest death.

Regina police responded to a report of a deceased male in the 1800 block of St. John Street, at approximately 11:20 p.m., on November 7.

Police and paramedics arrived to find the deceased man. Police secured the scene and requested additional resources including the Coroner, Forensic Identification and Major Crimes. The victim has been identified as Jordan Gaiton Denton, 28, of Regina.,

The victim’s identity will not be released pending further investigation. Anyone who has information to offer is encouraged to contact the Regina Police Service at 306-777-6500.

The 2019 Regina Homicide List is available here.

Regina police declare that missing person, Jenaya Wapemoose, was the victim of a homicide

Police said Jenaya Mary  Wapemoose, 22, was last seen March 27, 2019, in Regina and her last social media post was on April 7th, 2019. Family members reported Wapemoose missing on May 7th, 2019.

Police followed up on possible sightings and re-checking addresses she might typically visit to no avail. On October 26th, 2019, human remains were discovered in an area northeast of Regina. Police said though the identity of the remains has not been confirmed they are working with the help of the Saskatchewan Coroner’s Service, and the Regina Police Service Forensic Identification Unit.

Police have arrested Eric Lee Alvin Kakakaway, 25, on October 28th and charged him with second-degree murder and offering an indignity to a human body. Jeannette Mavis Kakakaway, 30, was also arrested and charged with accessory to murder after the fact.

The 2019 Regina Homicide Victim List is available here.

Police make an arrest in Regina’s 4th homicide of 2019 – Report of a single-vehicle crash ends up a homicide investigation in Regina

Regina police responded to a report of a collision in the area of 5th Avenue and Lindsay Street on June 11th.

Police arrived to find 30-year-old Denny Troy Jimmy deceased. Further investigation revealed that Jimmy’s death was the result of homicide. Police have released little information regarding the investigation.

Anyone with information that could assist police in this investigation are asked to contact the Regina Police Service at 306-777-6500.

Update October 19th.
Regina police arrested Adam Taniskishayinew, 27, on October 16th from a closed-custody facility in Saskatoon. Taniskishayinew has been charged with the following:

  • Second Degree Murder [235(1) CC];
  • Possession of a Prohibited Firearm contrary to order [117.01(1) CC]; and
  • Breach of Probation [733.1(1) CC].

The 2019 Regina Homicide Victim List is available here.

Regina – Attempted murder investigation now a homicide

Regina police were dispatched to the 300 block of Rae Street for a report of a stabbing on April 10th at approximately 1:50 pm.

Police arrives to find a 48 year old man suffering from a stab wound. The victim was rushed to hospital where he died of his injuries on April 12th.

Regina police arrested Jayshree Isiah Joel Apooch, 19. Police said “Any change in the charges will reflect the outcome of further investigation”. Apooch was initially charged with Attempted Murder; Assault with a Weapon; and Possession of a Weapon for a Purpose Dangerous to Public Peace.

Update April 22
Regina police have upgraded the attempted murder charge to second degree murder.

Miguel Lucas Antoan Lane identified as Regina’s 6th homicide of 2018

Regina police were dispatched to an incident in the 2800 block of Sinton Avenue on October 24th on report of an injured male.

Police and paramedics arrived to find an injured 21-year-old man and rished him to hospital where the victim succumbed to his injures. Police have identified the victim as Miguel Lucas Antoan Lane, of Regina.

Police have arrested Austin Yates, 22, and charged him with second-degree murder.

15 Year Old boy Charged With The Murder of a 16 Year Old Girl in Regina

Regina police responded to a report of a  weapons offence on October 14th at approximately 12:30am,  in the 900 block of Cameron Street.

Police arrived to find a 16-year-old  girl suffering from serious injuries. Despite life saving efforts the girl was pronounced deceased at the scene. The victim’s identity will not be released on request of her parents.

Regina police arrested a 15-year-old on October 14th and charged him with Second-degree murder. The youth cannot be named in accordance with the provisions of the Youth Criminal Justice Act.

The 2018 Regina Homicide Victim List is available here. 

 

Chad Barre charged in the death of Justin Troy Langan in Regina

Regina police responded to  report of a male injured in a firearm offence during a robbery on February 18th at approximately 8:10pm.

Police arrived to find 40 year old Justin Troy Langan suffering from serious injuries. Langan was transported to hospital where he was pronounced deceased.

Chad Barre, 31, has been charged with:
First degree murder
Armed robbery using a firearm
Possession of property obtained by crime over $5,000
Possession of property obtained by crime under $5,000
Flight while pursued by peace officer
Dangerous operation of a motor vehicle
6 X Possession of firearm/ammunition contrary to prohibition order

Richard Francis Paul Bear found dead in Regina

Regina police responded to a report of an injured male, lying outside a residence in the 1000 block of Retallack Street on January 23 at approximately 8:26pm.

Police and paramedics located 27 year-old Richard Francis Paul Bear of Regina, who was confirmed deceased at the scene. The cause of death has not been released at this time. No arrests have been made.

The death of Richard Francis Paul Bear is the first Regina homicide of 2018.

Anyone who has information to assist investigators is asked to contact the Regina Police Service at 306-777-6500

Regina Police confirm death of 35 year old Thurston James Mintuck a homicide

Update: police have confirmed the identity as Thurston James Mintuck.

Regina police discovered an injured 35 year old male at a location in the 1200 block of Retallack Street on Sunday November 3rd at approximately 2:45am.

Paramedics rushed the victim to hospital where he died of his injuries. The identity of the victim will not be released until his next of kin is notified.

Cause of death has not been released at this time.

Anyone who has information to assist in this investigation is asked to contact the Regina Police Service at 306-777-6500

The 2017 Regina Homicide Victim List is available here.

Kelvin Kim Pasap found dead in Regina

Regina police were dispatched at approximately 8:06 a.m on October 25th, to the 1000 block of Atkinson Street for a report of an unresponsive man.

Police and paramedics located the victim, 26 year old Kelvin Kim Pasap, paramedics declared him deceased at the scene. The cause of death has not been released by police.

Anyone who has information to assist in this investigation is asked to contact the Regina Police Service at 306-777-6500

The 2017 Regina Homicide Victim List is available here.