Fort Qu’Appelle man charged with first-degree murder in Regina’s 8th homicide of 2021

Police have laid charges in Regina's eighth homicide of 2021. Derek Putz / Global News

Regina police have laid charges in the city’s most recent homicide.

The death investigation started at about 5 a.m. on July 15 when police were sent to the 800 block of Princess Street where a man was found injured.

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Officers provided first aid to the individual until paramedics arrived to transport him to hospital. He died later from his injuries.

Police have revealed the victim was 33-year-old Jason Bird.

On July 16, police took the lead in the homicide investigation and eventually identified a suspect. Regina police arrested a suspect on Aug. 4.

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Terrance Desnomie, a 27-year-old man from the Fort Qu’Appelle area, has been charged with first-degree murder, possession of a stolen vehicle, breach of a release order and possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose.

Desnomie made his first court appearance regarding his new charges on Friday.

He has been remanded in custody until his next court date on Aug. 13.

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