The Regina Police Service, in conjunction with the Office of the Chief Coroner, is conducting a death investigation after an incident early this morning in which police were dispatched to the 1000 block of Queen Street for a report of an injured person. Police are treating this as a homicide investigation; this would be Regina’s fifth homicide of 2013.
At approximately 4:47 a.m., on Monday, May 27, 2013, police received a call reporting an injured person. Police and EMS were dispatched and located an adult male who had collapsed in the yard of a house in the 1000 block of Queen Street. Police members started CPR on the victim until EMS took over and transported the victim to hospital. The male was pronounced deceased at hospital just after 6:00 a.m. Police are currently confirming the male’s identity and, once that is accomplished, will notify his next-of-kin.
Police are currently holding four locations in the area since it believed the victim walked some distance before he collapsed. Major Crimes, Forensic Identification and the Office of the Chief Coroner are investigating this incident. Anyone who has information that may assist is asked to contact the Regina Police Service at 306-777-6500 or call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.