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Tyrone Morin charged in Saskatoon’s 1st homicide of 2020

Tyrone Morin is facing a second-degree murder charge in Saskatoon’s first homicide of 2020. File / Global News

Tyrone James Morin appeared in Saskatoon provincial court on Monday afternoon, charged with second-degree murder in the stabbing death of another man.

Saskatoon police said a man was stabbed late Sunday afternoon in the 300 block of Avenue R South.

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The 41-year-old victim was rushed to hospital and later died from his injuries. Police have not released his name.

It is Saskatoon’s first homicide of 2020.

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Morin, 22, is also charged with robbery and breach of probation.

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He remains in custody and will be back in court on Thursday morning.

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