Victim in Regina's 2nd homicide of 2017 identified as 46-year-old man

Police say Rodney James Nippi of Regina died from his injuries after a home invasion on Sunday.

Rodney James Nippi died of his injuries after a home invasion on Sunday, police say

Regina police are investigating the death of 46-year-old Rodney James Nippi. (CBC)

The victim of a fatal home invasion on Sunday has been identified by police as 46-year-old Rodney James Nippi of Regina.

Nippi died from his injuries after he was assaulted with a weapon in his home on Sunday, police say.

His name was being withheld pending contact with his next-of-kin.

Regina police were dispatched to a home on the 1400 block of 12th Avenue around 8 p.m. CST on Sunday.

Nippi was found unresponsive and later died.

His death is being investigated as the second homicide of the year in Regina.

The police investigation is ongoing and no one has been identified as a suspect in the death.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Regina Police Service at 306-777-6500 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.