A 23-year-old man who was already in custody for drug trafficking is facing a charge of counsel to commit murder after allegedly arranging a hit while behind bars.
Manitoba RCMP say Benjamin Joseph Goodine was arrested following a long-term investigation called Project Damper, which focused on street-level drug trafficking between August and September.
While remanded at the Dauphin Correctional Centre, police say Goodine attempted to have an associate murder a 21-year-old man in relation to the drug investigation.
RCMP have arrested Goodine and he remains in custody.
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