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Two people charged in the death of Dion Head

Ernest McKay, 20, and a 16-year-old boy were arrested and charged with second-degree murder in connection to the death of Dion Head, 42 on July 25th.

At around 11:30 am Carrot River RCMP were called to a home with reports of an injured person on the Red Earth First Nation.

Dion Head was deceased upon arrival of RCMP.

Police have not released the cause of death.

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.

Murder Suicide cost the lives of LaTasha Gosling and her three young children.

Police found the bodies of Gosling, 27, and her three children — Jenika 8, Landen, 7, and Janayah, 4 April 24th in their mobile home in Tisdale Sask.

After the killings, Steve O’Shaughnessy, 23, took the couple’s six-month-old baby girl from the trailer, drove to Prince Albert and killed himself in a home there. The baby was found unharmed.

Murder charge laid in death of Monica Burns.

Police have charged a Prince Albert, Sask., man in the death of Monica Burns.

Todd Daniel McKeaveney, 38, will appear in Prince Albert provincial court Friday. He’s charged with second-degree murder.

Burns’s body was found Jan. 17 on a snowmobile trail northwest of the city.

According to RCMP, the victim and the man charged were not “known to each other”.

Update November 14th 2016

Todd Daniel McKeaveney entered a plea and pleaded guilty to manslaughter on November 8th. He also pleaded guilty to committing an indignity to a human body.