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Regina police investigating city’s 8th homicide of 2021

A recent death investigation by the Regina Police Service is now being regarded as the city's eighth homicide of 2021. Derek Putz / Global News

The Regina Police Service says it’s investigating the city’s eighth homicide of 2021.

Regina police say they responded to a report of an injured man on the 800 block of Princess Street shortly after 5 a.m. on Thursday.

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Officers provided first aid to the man until EMS arrived. He was then taken to hospital where he later died, police said.

Police identified the man as Jason Lee Bird, 33, and have notified his family. The man’s family has also been offered victim resources services.

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The investigation continues and anyone with information regarding Bird’s death is asked to contact police at 306-777-6500 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

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