Homicide victim found in burned out home NE of North Battleford identified

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North Battleford RCMP identified the remains found in a burned out rural house on Jan. 19 as that of a Saskatoon man.

The victim was identified as Jordon Daniel Boire, 29. He was reported missing to Saskatoon Police on Jan. 20.

Police are investigating his death as a homicide.

Boire’s body was found in an abandoned residence, north of the junction of Highways 687 and 376 about 30 kilometres northeast of North Battleford.

The Saskatchewan RCMP MCU-N took over the on-going homicide investigation. Police continue to work to determine the circumstances leading to Boire’s death.

Saskatchewan RCMP continue to look for information from anyone who may have been in contact with Jordon Boire in the time leading up to the structure fire at approximately 10:30 p.m. on Tuesday, January 19, 2021, to contact the North Battleford RCMP at 306-446-1720.

Information can also be provided anonymously through Saskatchewan Crimestoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or by submitting a tip online at www.saskcrimestoppers.com.

Lisa Joy, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter, The Battlefords Regional News-Optimist