Tag Archives: Saskatoon

23-year-old man Saskatoon’s 8th homicide of 2018

Saskatoon police responded to report of an injured male in an apartment block in the 200 Block Avenue V South onn August 11th at approximately 10:40 am.

Police arrived to find the 23-year-old victim in life threatening condition. He was rushed to hospital where he died of his injury. Police have not released the cause of death at this time.

Saskatoon police are not releasing the identity of the victim at this time.

Police are asking anyone that may have information regarding this incident call the Saskatoon Police Service at 306-975-8300 or call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222- 8477

The 2018 Saskatoon Homicide Victim List is available here.

Elijah Kozak found injured in a Saskatoon apartment hallway dies in hospital

Saskatoon police and paramedics responded to report of an injured man in the 200 block of 5th Avenue North at an apartment building on August 10th at 10:40pm.

Police arrived to fins the injured male in the hallway of the building. He was taken to hospital where he died of his injuries. The victim has been identified as Elijah Kozak, 24.

This is the second homicide that has occurred in the apartment this year.  On April 1st Colin Sutherland died in his apartment in the same building.

Police said Duran Laplante, 24, is wanted for second degree murder.

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

The 2018 Saskatoon Homicide Victim List is available here.

Ken Peter Balan death a homicide says Saskatoon police

Saskatoon Police Service responded to a call at the north alley in the 1400 block of 20th St on July 6th at approximately 5:30pm.

Ken Peter Balan, 27,  was found suffering from serious injuries  and was transported to hospital by Medavie Health Services West where he died of his injuries.

Anyone with any information related to this incident is asked to contact the Saskatoon Police Service at 306-975-8300

Crystal Louise McFadyen found dead following a house fire

Saskatoon police are investigating after Saskatoon Fire Department located a deceased body while responding to a fire on July 6th at a home in the 200 block of Avenue F North.

Police have identified the deceased as 37 year old Crystal Louise McFadyen. Police said McFadyen was 8 months pregnant at the time of her death. Police have not released the cause of death at this time.

McFadyen had been reported missing by her family on July 5, 2018. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Saskatoon Police Service at 306-975-8300 or remain anonymous by calling Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

The 2018 Saskatoon Homicide Victim List is available here.

Colin Sutherland found dead in Saskatoon home. 30 year old woman charged

Patrol members responded to an injured male in an apartment in the 200 block 5th Avenue North at approximately 11:30 pm April 1st.

Police arrived to find Colin Sutherland, 54, of Beardy’s and Okemasis First Nation deceased. Sheritta Kahpeaysewat, 30, has been charged with second degree murder.

Police said the victim and the accused were known to each-other.

Police are asking anyone with information regarding this incident call the Saskatoon Police Service at 306-975-8300

Charges laid in the death of James Chaisson

Saskatoon Police responded to a report of an injured male on Avenue P South between 21st and 22nd Streets on February 14th at approximately 4:30am.

Police said the victim, 28 year old James Chaisson died at the scene. Cause of death has not been released.

On February 17th Saskatoon police arrested Brandin Brick in relation to to the death of Chaisson. Brick is facing charges of First Degree Murder, Kidnapping, Possession of a Firearm While Prohibited , and Breach of Recognizance.

John McPherson found dead in Saskatoon home

Saskatoon police were called to a home in the 100 block of Cope Crescent to check on the welfare of an individual on January 7th just before 12pm.

On arrival police found John McPherson, 60,  deceased in the home. Police said the death is the first Saskatoon homicide of 2018.

Anyone with information about this homicide is asked to contact the Saskatoon Police Service at 306-975-8300 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

Tyler Applegate a father of 5 shot in the stomach dies in hospital

Saskatoon police were called to a home in the area of 33rd Street near Avenue W on July 22 on report of a shooting.

Police arrived to find Tyler Applegate 27, in serious condition suffering from a gunshot wound to the stomach.  Applegate was rushed to hospital where he died of his injuries on August 10th.

Police ask that anyone with information call 306-975-8300

2017 Saskatoon Homicide Victim’s List is available here.

Bailey Lonechild stabbed to death in Saskatoon’s second homicide of 2017

Police were called to St. Paul’s Hospital on January 17th at around 4am on report of an injured man. The man had been injured at a home at the 100-block of Avenue M South.

The victim who was later identified as Bailey Lonechild 29, died in hospital from a serious stab wound.

Saskatoon police have issued a warrant for Curtis Kevin Morin, 25, in relation to the death of Lonechild.

Anyone with information as to the whereabouts of Morin is urged to contact police at 306-975-8300

Curtis Morin – Photo made available by the Saskatoon Police Service

Update, January 26th

Curtis Morin was arrested by police on January 25th in a stolen vehicle along with two others. One of the three men had allegedly pointed a shotgun at the officer. The suspects evaded police for several blocks before the men abandoned the car and fled on foot. Morin and one other were arrested, and police dogs were used to find he third man hiding under a deck. Charges are pending for all three.

2017 Saskatoon Homicide Victim’s List is available here.