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Alpheus Burns found dead in his home

The body of Alpheus Burns, 70, was discovered in his home in Melfort on May 18th. Burns is a member of James Smith Cree Nation. At the time Mounties classified the death as suspicious.

Candace Gail Moostoos, 34, turned herself in on May 19th and has been charged with second-degree murder.  Moostoos and Burns were known to each other, however their relationship has not been confirmed.

The cause of death has not been released.