Thomas Louis Bodechon, 18, of Regina, wanted for first degree murder arrested in Saskatoon

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The Regina Police Service announced Tuesday that the Saskatoon Police have arrested an 18 year-old male, wanted on a warrant for First-Degree Murder.

“Eighteen year-old Thomas Louis Bodechon, of Regina, is charged with First-Degree Murder [235(1) CC], in connection with the death of Kade Luke NEAPETUNG, who was found, deceased, in a residence in the 1000 block of Angus Street on Monday, October 18, 2021,” the Regina Police said in a statement.

Bodechon was arrested by members of the Saskatoon Police Service the afternoon of Monday, October 25, 2021.

He is facing charges originating from the Saskatoon Police Service and will make a court appearance in Saskatoon today (Tuesday, October 26, 2021). It is anticipated he will be remanded and brought to Regina by the end of this week to appear in Provincial Court on the First-Degree Murder charge.

Meanwhile, the Saskatoon Police, in a statement said they arrested Bodechon in connection with an armed robbery that occurred on October 22, 2021. “While investigating the robbery the SPS Guns and Gangs Unit was able to determine that the suspect was wanted by the Regina Police Service for first degree murder.”

The statement further added “At approximately 10:00 p.m., October 22nd, Police were called to a business in the 2600 block of Broadway Avenue. A staff member reported that two armed men had entered the store, demanded cash and fled the scene. Investigation led to a home on Rita Crescent where officers believed the suspect may be located. At approximately 1:00 p.m., October 25, 2021, members of the Guns and Gangs Unit and members of the Tactical Support Unit attended to a garage behind the home. The suspect was apprehended a few hours later after a small fire was set inside the garage.”

The 18 year old male is facing charges in Saskatoon of Armed Robbery, Using a Firearm While Committing An Indictable Offence and Possession of a Firearm While Prohibited From Doing So.

It is anticipated that the accused will be transported to Regina later this week to appear in Provincial Court on the First-Degree Murder charge.

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