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Regina police lay charges in city’s 2nd homicide of 2020, victim identified

UPDATE: The Regina Police Service (RPS) has laid charges in the city’s second homicide of 2020 and has identified the victim.

Majok Agwait Majok, 23, of Regina, died shortly after he was found critically injured in the 500 block of Wascana on Friday.

RPS charged a 17-year-old male who cannot be named in accordance with the Youth Criminal Justice Act.

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The death of a man at a Regina home is now being investigated as a homicide, police say.

According to the Regina Police Service, this is the city’s second homicide in 2020.

On Friday, a man was found critically injured in a residence on the 500 block of Wascana Street, according to the Regina Police Service. He was pronounced dead at the scene after attempts to resuscitate him were unsuccessful, say police.

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His next of kin have been notified and have requested Regina Police Service not release the name at this time.

The homicide investigation remains ongoing in conjunction with the Saskatchewan Coroners Service.

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Anyone with information is asked to contact the Regina Police Service at (306) 777-6500 or Crime Stoppers at 1 (800) 222-8477.

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