The Regina Police Service is releasing the name of the victim of the homicide. The victim is 48 year-old, Kareem Abid ALMAJIDI, of Regina.
At approximately 4:20 p.m. on Wednesday, February 16, 2011, police were called to a residence in the 1000 block of King Street. The caller had gone to check on a friend who had not been seen for a few days and discovered a male, believed to be deceased, in the residence. Police and EMS arrived and confirmed the person was deceased. Officers secured the scene and requested that the Coroner attend.
Twenty-four year-old Kevin Ryan WASACASE, (DOB: 1986-11-23) of Regina, is charged with first degree murder [235(1) CC] and will make his first court appearance on Tuesday, February 22, 2011.
Any person who has information that could assist police in this investigation is asked to call the Regina Police Service at 777-6500 or call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.