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Man Charged in Death of Shamatawa Woman, 37

July 17, 2016 7:45 PM | News

RCMP Logo VehicleManitoba RCMP have charged a Shamatawa man in the death of a missing a 37-year-old woman from the community earlier this week.

The woman was reported missing on Wednesday, July 13 after last being seen one day prior. A search began, and on Thursday, a local fisherman located a body in a nearby river at around 12 p.m.

Police identified the body as that of the missing woman.

On Saturday, Philip Miles, 37, was charged with second-degree murder.

Police say both the victim and suspect were known to teach other.

Miles remains in custody and will appear in Thompson court on Monday.

— Staff


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