Charges have been laid in a homicide investigation that began on June 9th, 2017, where an injured person was discovered on 12th Avenue and Rose Street.
Police were dispatched at approximately 11:54 pm, to 12th Avenue and Rose Street. The male, later identified as 22 year-old Jessie Brandon MONEYBIRD, was taken to hospital by EMS for treatment of his injuries and later pronounced deceased.
Investigation revealed that on the evening of June 9th, a fight had broken out between two groups of individuals. It is during this fight that Jessie MONEYBIRD was fatally injured. Shortly after this incident, a twenty year-old male involved in the fight assaulted and robbed a female.
Twenty year-old Sylas James MONEYBIRD (DOB: 1996/11/14), of Regina, is charged with:
- Manslaughter [236(b) CC];
- Robbery with Violence [343(B)];
MONEYBIRD makes his first appearance in Provincial Court on these charges, Monday, June 26, 2017.
This investigation is ongoing. Anyone who has information to assist police may contact the Regina Police Service at 306-777-6500 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS).