Paramedics Troy Watson dead investigated as homicide, Mistawasis First Nation north of Saskatoon

36-year-old Mistawasis First Nation death under investigation

Paramedics found Troy Watson dead outside the home while calling unconscious

RCMP investigates a man's death from a First Nation north of Saskatoon, after paramedics find him dead outside a reservation house.

Mistawasis First Nation citizens should expect heightened police presence in the city as the investigation is underway.
Mistawasis First Nation citizens should expect heightened police presence in the city as the investigation is underway.

First responders near Shellbrook, Sask., rushed to a call about an unconscious man discovered outside a home on Mistawasis First Nation, about 115 km north of Saskatoon, shortly before 9 p.m. Tuesday CST.

On arrival, paramedics pronounced Troy Watson, 36, dead.

The local RCMP detachment protected the scene and sought additional assistance from the North Serious Crime Unit of Saskatchewan RCMP, RCMP forensic services in Prince Albert and Tisdale, and Coroner's Service of Saskatchewan.

Early details contributed to treating Watson's death as a suicide. Saskatchewan RCMP's North Major Crime Team took, police say.

An autopsy is expected sometime Thursday.

Call the Shellbrook RCMP at 306-747-2606 or Crime Stoppers at 180--222-8477 or www.saskcrimestoppers.com to anyone who might have been in contact with Watson at all on Tuesday or may have useful investigator knowledge.

Mistawasis First Nation residents should expect more police activity in the city, police said.

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