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Male suffers life threatening injuries (photos, update)

Sunday, February 09, 2014   by: Staff

11:45 a.m. update spoke with Staff Sgt. Jane Martynuck regarding an incident reported last evening by Sault Ste. Marie Police Service during which a male received life-threatening injuries.

Because it's an open and on-going investigation, Martynuck was unable to disclose the nature of the injuries, the identity or condition of the victim, or if investigators had any suspects or pending charges related to the incident.

She did confirm, however, that there appears to be no connection between the incident on Albert Street and drug charges laid against a Hughes Street resident yesterday.

142 Albert Street is the same building where Todd Petrie was found dead in 2011.

Petrie's murder remains unsolved.

Martynuck told us investigators have been working on this recent case throughout the night and are expected to remain at the scene today. will post additional information as it becomes available.

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10:20 a.m. update - Investigation continues regarding serious incident, 142 Albert Street East

On the 8th of February at approximately 5:28 p.m. City Police received a 911 call to a residence at 142 Albert Street East.

Officers and paramedics were directed to an apartment in the building.

A 36-year-old male was located in the apartment and was transported to the hospital with life threatening injuries.

Officers from Investigation Services, with the assistance of Patrol Services, the Forensic Unit and ESU officers, are continuing to work on this investigation.

Officers are expected to remain at the residence for some time.

Few details are being released at this time as the incident is ongoing.

Anyone with any information about this incident is asked to contact the Sault Ste. Marie Police Service at 705-949-6300 or Crime Stoppers at 705-942-7867.
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Original 10:30 p.m. release
The Sault Ste. Marie Police Service is currently at the scene of a serious incident at 142 Albert Street East. 

Police received a 911 call to attend the residence at 17:28 hrs. 

Both the police and ambulance attended the scene where they located a 36-year-old male suffering from life threatening injuries. 

The investigation is ongoing and being managed by the Sault Ste. Marie Police Service’s Investigation Services Division. 

There is no further information available at this time.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact the Sault Ste. Marie Police Service or Crime Stoppers.

If you have any information regarding these crimes, or any other crime, call Crime Stoppers at 705-942-7867 or 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS)
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