June 13, 2018 11:13 am

Saskatoon police investigating city’s fourth homicide of 2018

The death of a 15-year-old teen on June 3 is now being called a homicide by Saskatoon police.

Phillip Bollman / Global News

Saskatoon police are investigating the city’s fourth homicide of 2018.

Police were called to a home in the 500-block of Avenue J South early in the morning on June 3 for a report of an injured man.

A 15-year-old teen was located, but died at the scene from his injuries.

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His name is not being released at the request of his family.

An autopsy was conducted the following day and after ongoing investigation, police now call his death a homicide.

No other details, including a cause of death, have been released as the major crime section and the coroner’s office continue to investigate.

Investigators have said they do not believe it was a random act.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Saskatoon police at 306-975-8300 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

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