THE KEY FIRST NATION — RCMP are investigating the death of a 51-year-old man from The Key First Nation.
On Oct. 23, at approximately 5 a.m., Kamsack RCMP received a report of a firearms discharge at a residence on The Key First Nation, police said.
Officers immediately responded and located an injured man in the residence. He was pronounced deceased by EMS at the scene.
RCMP said his family has been notified and have been offered Victim Services. They are not releasing the victim’s name at this time.
Kamsack RCMP, Yorkton RCMP Forensic Identification Services, RCMP Historical Crimes Unit and the Regina Provincial RCMP General Investigation Section all assisted with the initial investigation.
Saskatchewan RCMP’s Major Crime Unit has taken over the investigation into the man's death, which in conjunction with investigation by the Saskatchewan Coroners Service, has now been confirmed to be a homicide.
Police said investigators would like to speak to anyone with information about the man's death, or who noticed anything suspicious in the rural area southeast of the “Four Corners” intersection on The Key First Nation during the early morning hours of Oct. 23. Information can be reported to the Kamsack RCMP by calling 306-542-5560 or your local police service.
Information can also be submitted anonymously by contacting Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or at saskcrimestoppers.com.