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Boy arrested in connection with death of girl in northern Manitoba

A file photo of the RCMP logo.
A file photo of the RCMP logo. Supplied by RCMP

Mounties in Manitoba say a 15-year-old boy has been charged with murder in the death of a 16-year-old girl in a northern community.

Police say a girl was found dead with obvious injuries in the community of Easterville, Man., on Friday morning.

Later in the day, officers said, they arrested and charged a 15-year-old boy with second-degree murder in relation to the death.

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The youth remains in custody, and the investigation continues.

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