RCMP investigating fatal stabbing in northern Manitoba

Police say a 23-year-old man was found dead inside a home in Pukatawagan, Man. THE CANADIAN PRESS IMAGES/Lee Brown

RCMP are investigating a homicide in a northern Manitoba community after a man was found dead inside a home Saturday morning.

Police in Pukatawagan were called to a home in the area for a report of a stabbing. Responding officers say they found a 23-year-old’s body.

A 30-year-old man from The Pas, Man., was arrested and charged with second-degree murder. The suspect is in police custody and is scheduled to appear in court on Monday.

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A 21-year-old woman was also arrested and remains in custody.

Pukatawagan is about 800 kilometres northwest of Winnipeg.

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