Manitoba RCMP find guns, meth in Virden home

A 55-year-old man from Shoal Lake, died at the scene. Global News / File

A man is facing charges after Virden RCMP say they found a cache of guns and methamphetamine in a home last week.

Police say they entered the home on Princess Street West after receiving a tip that there were firearms inside last Thursday.

Once inside they say officers found five long guns and ammunition. They say one of the guns was loaded.

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A 33-year-old man was arrested and police say he was found to be in possession of methamphetamine.

The accused is facing multiple firearm offences as well as a charge of possession of a controlled substance.

Police continue to investigate and the accused has since been released from custody.

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