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Punnichy, Sask. man charged in Regina’s 4th homicide of 2019

Police are investigating after several long guns and ammunition were stolen from a Regina business Sunday morning.
An arrest has been made in Regina's fourth homicide of the year. Files / Global News

Regina police have charged a Punnichy, Sask., man with second-degree murder in the city’s fourth homicide of 2019.

Denny Troy Jimmy, 40, of Regina was found dead inside a vehicle on June 11 in the area of 5th Avenue and Lindsay Street, police said.

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Several units investigated the scene, including the major crimes unit and the Saskatchewan Coroner’s Service.

Jimmy’s death was deemed a homicide and the investigation led to the arrest of Adam Taniskishayinew, 27, on Oct. 16 at a closed custody facility in Saskatoon.

Police say the family of Jimmy has been notified of the development.

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Taniskishayinew is charged with second-degree murder, possession of a prohibited firearm contrary to order, and breach of probation.

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He made his first court appearance in Regina provincial court on Thursday.