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RCMP make arrest in Selkirk homicide

A file photo of an RCMP cruiser. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick

Selkirk RCMP have made an arrest in a homicide which occurred in the community on Nov. 10.

Around 5 a.m., RCMP say they received a report of an injured man.

The 30-year-old victim was taken to hospital but died a few hour later.

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On Wednesday, officers arrested 24-year-old Mitchell Brett Richot.

He faces charges of manslaughter, unauthorized possession of a firearm, and possessing a weapon for a dangerous purpose.

Richot was remanded in custody and appeared in Winnipeg Provincial Court Friday.

The RCMP Major Crimes Unit continues to investigate.

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