Saskatoon Police are investigating that city’s first homicide of the year.
Just before midnight Wednesday night, emergency crews responded to a report of an injured man at a home in the 200 block of Avenue I South.
Police say a 45-year old man had been the victim of an assault and was transported to hospital, where he succumbed to his injuries.
At the request of his family, his name is not being released.
The Saskatoon Police Service is asking for anyone with information about this incident to call them or Crime Stoppers.