Teen charged in teen death in Grand Rapids, Manitoba: RCMP

RCMP Major Crimes Unit investigators are in the community of Grand Rapids investigating the death of a teen as a homicide. File / Global News

A 17-year-old male is facing Second Degree Murder charges in the death of a 16-year-old male, both from Grand Rapids, MB.

On Sept. 16, Grand Rapids RCMP received a call about an unresponsive man with serious injuries at a home in the community around 8 p.m.

The victim, a 16-year-old male, was transported to the nursing station where he was pronounced dead.

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The incident is being investigated as a homicide by the RCMP Major Crime Services.

The RCMP Emergency Response Team, RCMP Police Dog Services and RCMP Forensic Identification Section are also assisting in the ongoing investigation.

The 17-year-old is scheduled to appear in The Pas Provincial Court today.

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