RCMP make arrest in Portage la Prairie homicide


Mounties have made an arrest in connection with a Portage la Prairie homicide last fall.

Back on September 27, a 41-year-old man was assaulted and, almost a month later, died from his injuries in hospital.

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Police obtained surveillance video and spotted two people who they believed were possible suspects in the back alley of the 100 block of Saskatchewan Avenue West.

On Thursday, a 17-year-old boy was arrested and charged with manslaughter. He was expected to appear in a Winnipeg courtroom Friday. RCMP say the investigation continues.

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