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Teen charged for homicide on Manitoba First Nation

RCMP have arrested a 15-year-old boy in connection with the homicide of Mathew Brown, 36, on Canupawakpa Dakota Nation in the summer. Courtesty: RCMP

A teenaged boy is facing murder charges in connection with a man’s death on a Manitoba First Nation earlier this summer.

Mathew Brown, 36, was found dead at a home on Canupawakpa Dakota Nation after police were called to a report of an assault July 9.

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On Thursday RCMP announced a 15-year-old boy was charged with second-degree murder in the case.

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Investigators said Brown and the accused were known to each other, but haven’t said how Brown was killed or what led to the homicide.

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The accused remains in police custody and investigators say they are not looking for any further suspects.

Canupawakpa Dakota Nation is roughly 274 km west of Winnipeg.

 

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