Daniel Forest charged with second-degree murder in Saskatoon’s 1st homicide of 2017

Police are asking the public for help locating Daniel Forest, who is a person of interest in Saskatoon’s first homicide investigation of 2017.
Daniel Forest, originally named a person of interest in Saskatoon’s first homicide of 2017, charged with second-degree murder. Saskatoon Police Service / Supplied

Daniel Forest, who Saskatoon police identified as a person of interest in the city’s first homicide of 2017, has been charged with second-degree murder.

Officials with the major crime section said Forest, 27, was wanted for questioning following the death of a 45-year-old man last week.

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Police were called to the 200-block of Avenue I South on Jan. 11 for a report of an injured man.

Rodney Bruce Wailing was taken to Royal University Hospital where he later died from his injuries.

The cause of death has not been released.

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Police said Forest made arrangements to turn himself in on Saturday.

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He was questioned by detectives and charged with second-degree murder and breach of court conditions.

Forest is scheduled to appear Monday morning in Saskatoon provincial court.