The Prince Albert Police Service (PAPS) are investigating a homicide after a burnt body was found at the snow dump area South of the Alfred Jenkins Field House.

Police say they were called to the area along with the Prince Albert Fire Department on Tuesday morning. Police say they have confirmed the victim to be Taya Rae Anne Sinclair who is from Saskatoon. The 24-year-old had been reported missing to Saskatoon Police on March 14.

PAPS Criminal Investigation Division and Forensic Identification Section are currently investigating in conjunction with Saskatoon Police and the Chief Coroner’s Office.

Anyone with information about this homicide is being asked to contact the Prince Albert Police Service at 306-953-4222, or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS.

Family Statement

On Thursday morning, the family of Taya Sinclair released a statement calling the 24-year-old a dearly beloved family member and friend.

“Life may take us down different paths, but the family would like to remind everyone that Taya mattered,” read the statement.  “She was a warm person with a spirit, a heart, and a voice that was valuable to many people.”

The family thanked the public for their support and prayers and have asked for privacy while they grieve.