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Woman Charged After Toddler’s Death on Manitoba First Nation

February 18, 2024 7:51 AM | News


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(THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck)

Manitoba RCMP have charged a 26-year-old woman after a boy was found deceased on Wasagamack First Nation.

Police were called to the scene at around 9:15 a.m. on Saturday and located the one-year-old child. His death is being investigated as a homicide.

Jayna Knott, of Wasagamack Anisininew Nation, was charged with second-degree murder in the homicide. She remains in custody.

RCMP say they are not looking for any other suspects and there is no risk to the community.

Mounties continue to investigate.


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