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Slimmon Road death deemed homicide: Saskatoon police

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WATCH: Saskatoon police have launched their ninth homicide investigation of 2020.

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Police have launched a homicide investigation in Saskatoon’s Lakewood SC area.

Officers were called to the parking lot of a business in the 200 block of Slimmon Road at roughly 3 a.m. on Friday, police said.

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An injured man was found at the scene and taken to hospital where he was pronounced dead, according to a press release. His name and age were not released by police.

Police said an autopsy was conducted Friday by the Saskatchewan Coroner’s Service.

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The major crimes and forensic identification units are investigating.

This is Saskatoon’s ninth homicide of 2020.

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

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