On May 21, 2013, just before 8:00 am, the RCMP in Little Grand Rapids received a call regarding a disturbance at the Pauingassi First Nation. Police subsequently attended a residence where a deceased male was located outside.
A homicide investigation ensued and two young persons have been arrested. No charges have been laid at this point.
The name of the victim has not been released at this time and an autopsy is scheduled in Winnipeg today.
RCMP indicate the victim and young persons arrested were known to each other and all were residents of the Pauingassi First Nation.
The RCMP Little Grand Rapids along with assistance from RCMP Major Crimes, RCMP Forensic Identification Section & additional resources from the RCMP East District continue to investigate.
RCMP media relations officer Sgt Line Karpish advised The Police Insider that this recent slaying is the thirteenth (13th) Homicide the RCMP have investigated in 2013.