Nain RCMP charge a 26-year-old with the murder of a 50-year-old man.

The 2021 Newfoundland homicide victim list is available here.

Nain RCMP responded to an assault at a home on July 30th.

Police located a 50-year-old man who was taken to the local clinic for treatment, but died of his injuries shortly after arriving.

26-year-old Manasse Bennett of Nain NL has been charged with second-degree murder.

Update August 27th
The second degree murder charge laid againstĀ 26-year-old Manasse Bennett in relation to the death of a fifty-year-old man in Nain has now been upgraded to first degree murder. He has also been charged with two counts of assault causing bodily harm that occurred that same day against two other residents in the community.