January 17, 2019 11:16 am

Death of woman on Saskatchewan First Nation called suspicious by RCMP

The death of a woman Sunday on Muskeg Lake Cree Nation is called suspicious by RCMP after an autopsy.

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Police are calling the death of a woman on a Saskatchewan First Nation suspicious.

Blaine Lake RCMP were called to the Muskeg Lake Cree Nation early Sunday for a report of an unresponsive woman outside her home.

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Officers said paramedics were already there when they arrived.

Joanne Wolfe-Lafond, 56, was declared dead.

An autopsy was performed in Regina on Jan. 16 and police said Wolfe-Lafond’s death is being treated as suspicious.

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No other details, including a cause of death, have been released as the investigation continues.

Muskeg Lake Cree Nation is roughly 130 kilometres north of Saskatoon.

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