The Regina Police Service has charged 40 year-old Fergus STANDINGREADY (1970/09/08) with Second Degree Murder [235(1) CC]. STANDINGREADY was previously charged with Aggravated Assault which has been amended to Second-degree Murder as a result of the autopsy that was conducted by the Office of the Chief Coroner to determine the circumstances of the death of 43 year-old Seydou Camara. STANDINGREADY will appear in court on his new charges at 2:00 pm today, September 7, 2011.
At approximately 12:09 p.m. on Sunday, September 4, 2011, police received a call reporting that there was an unknown male, lying motionless in a back yard in the 1600 block of Toronto Street. Information received suggested that the caller believed the male may be deceased. Police and EMS attended and confirmed discovery of a deceased adult male, 43 year old Seydou Camara, of Regina. A Coroner was requested, along with investigators from the Forensic Identification and Major Crimes sections. The scene was secured by patrol members.
Anyone who may have information that could assist in this investigation is asked to contact the Regina Police Service at 777-6500 or call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.