UPDATE - The Prince Albert Police Service can confirm that the name of the deceased in this incident is Madison Rene Bird-Simaganis, age 21. Mr. Bird-Simaganis was pronounced deceased January 10, 2021.
Just before midnight on January 9, 2021, Prince Albert Police Service stopped a vehicle in the 1400 Block of 6th Avenue West to conduct an investigation into erratic driving under the Traffic Safety Act. A male was located in the vehicle suffering from serious, life-threatening injuries.
Parkland Ambulance attended to the area and transported a 21-year-old male to the Victoria Hospital, where he later succumbed to his injuries.
Further investigation led police to a residence in the 800 Block of 13th Street West. Police will remain in the area Monday as the investigation continues.
Police have identified a suspect in this incident. The victim and the suspect are believed to be known to each other.
Police are asking the public to contact Prince Albert Police Service at 306-953-4222 or Crime Stoppers if they observed or heard anything suspicious in the area of the 800 Block of 13th Street West around 11:45p.m. on the night of January 9, 2021.
The Criminal Investigations Division of the Prince Albert Police Service, along with the Identification Section, continue to investigate.