August 11, 2018 7:39 pm
Updated: August 22, 2018 12:28 pm

Saskatoon police investigating 2 homicides just hours apart

Police responded to an injured man in an apartment block in the 200-block of Avenue V South on Aug. 11.

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UPDATE: Arrest made in Saskatoon homicide

The Saskatoon Police Service is investigating two homicides that took place only 12 hours apart.

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On Friday evening, around 10:40 p.m. CT, police along with Medavie Health Services responded to an injured man in an apartment block in the 200-block of 5th Avenue North. Police say the man was found in a hallway and transported to hospital. He died from his injuries.

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Just 12 hours later, on Saturday morning around 10:40 a.m., police along with Medavie Health Services responded to another report of an injured man in an apartment block in the 200-block of Avenue V South.

The 23-year-old man was transported to hospital and died from his injuries.

Police say the two homicides are not connected.

Members from the Saskatoon Police Service major crime section and forensic identification are actively investigating both homicides along with the coroner’s office.

Investigators are asking anyone that may have information to contact the Saskatoon Police Service at 306-975-8300 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

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