The Regina Police Service investigation into the discovery of a deceased person in the area of McKinley Avenue and Elphinstone Street is now considered a homicide investigation. This is the seventh homicide in Regina in 2010.
Police were called at approximately 9:44 a.m. on Sunday, October 17, 2010, to the area of McKinley Avenue and Elphinstone Street. The call came from employees of C-N Rail, who were aboard an engine travelling through the area. The employees stopped the engine when they saw a person lying beside the tracks, motionless. Police and EMS attended and confirmed an adult male deceased at the scene. The Coroner was called to the scene a short time later.
Police have identified the deceased as a 51 year-old Kenneth Gerald Daigneault (DOB: 1959-08-23). There are no other details for release at this time. The investigation is continuing.
Anyone with information that could assist police in this investigation is asked to contact the Regina Police Service at 777-6500 or call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).