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Manitoba RCMP Investigating Two Weekend Homicides

May 17, 2020 8:05 AM | News

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(THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck)

Manitoba RCMP are investigating two separate homicides that occurred on Friday and Saturday.

The first was a call to a home in the RM of West Interlake on Friday night regarding an assault.

A 35-year-old man from Vogar, Manitoba was found fatally injured and pronounced deceased on scene.

RCMP charged Zachary Desjarlais, 24, of Vogar with manslaughter. He will appear in Winnipeg provincial court on Tuesday, May 19.

On Saturday, Manitoba First Nations Police were called to a home on Pow-wow Drive on Sandy Bay First Nation at around 6 a.m.

Officers located an unresponsive 28-year-old man.

Both incidents are being investigated as homicides. No arrests have been made in the second incident.

Updated on Sunday, May 17.


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