Saskatoon police are investigating a suspicious death in the city.
John McPherson was found by officers called to check in on the 100 block of Cope Crescent in Stonebridge.
Police reported Monday that they considered the death suspicious.
Saskatoon police issued an update Wednesday saying McPherson’s death was being investigated as a potential murder following an autopsy by the provincial coroner’s office.
Anyone with information on McPherson’s death was asked to get in touch with the Saskatoon Police Service or contact Crime Stoppers.
Editor’s Note: Saskatoon police initially reported McPherson’s death as the city’s first homicide of 2018. This story was updated on Jan. 26 to reflect police clarification the death took place on Dec. 31, 2017.