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Man’s death in Saskatoon called homicide by police

The death of a man in Saskatoon on the Easter long weekend is being called a homicide by police.
The death of a man in Saskatoon on the Easter long weekend is being called a homicide by police. Brittney Matejka / Global News

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Saskatoon police are calling the death of a man this past weekend in the city a homicide.

Police said they were called to the 200-block of Avenue K South just before 9:30 p.m. on April 20 for a report of an injured man.

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A 32-year-old injured man was found by officers, police said.

He was rushed to hospital where he was pronounced dead.

An autopsy was performed on April 23. His name has not been released, nor the nature of his injuries.

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Police had previously called the death “suspicious” in nature. Members of the major crime and forensic identification sections along with the Saskatchewan coroner’s service continue to investigate.

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

-With files from Thomas Piller