Police identify suspect in first homicide of 2018

Prince Albert police have identified a suspect in the city’s first homicide of the year.

An arrest warrant has been issued for Tyrone Nontell, 32, in the shooting death of Tyrell Bird. Nontell is wanted for second-degree murder.

Bird was shot on June 28 in an alley in the 200 Block of Ninth Street East. He was rushed to hospital on life support, dying on July 2 from injuries sustained in the shooting.
Nontell is described as about five-foot-ten with a medium build.

Anyone with information about the offence or the whereabouts of Nontell is asked to contact the Prince Albert Police Service at 306-953-4256 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS).

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