Woman charged with manslaughter in death of Siksika Nation man

RCMP investigate the suspicious death of a man in Gleichen, Alta., Tuesday, June 23, 2020. Global News

A 33-year-old woman has been charged in the death of a man in a hamlet east of Calgary earlier this week.

Just after 5 p.m. Monday, RCMP were called to an assault in the area of Main Street and 4 Avenue in Gleichen, Alta. The hamlet is located about 70 kilometres east of Calgary.

EMS crews were also called to the scene where a man was pronounced dead, RCMP said in a media release Tuesday afternoon. The victim has been identified by RCMP as 53-year-old Danny Junior Eagle Child of Siksika Nation.

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RCMP remained at the intersection on Tuesday. Video from the Global 1 news helicopter showed at least two RCMP vehicles and a number of officers at the scene, where part of a roadway was cordoned off with police tape.

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On Wednesday, RCMP said Rebecca Ann Yvette Raweater, of Siksika Nation, has been charged with manslaughter.

Raweater remains in custody and is scheduled to appear in court on July 2.

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