Nathan Billette charged with the murder of George Bekkattla in Buffalo River Dene Nation

The 2023 Saskatchewan Homicide Victim List is available here

Dillon RCMP received a report of an injured person at a residence on the Buffalo River Dene Nation on September 13, 2023 at approximately 6:40 a.m.

Police said an altercation occurred between two adult males, and one of them was injured. 55-year-old George Bekkattla from the Buffalo River Dene Nation was pronounced deceased at the scene.

41-year-old Nathan Billette from the Buffalo River Dene Nation was arrested later that day and has been charged with one count, second degree murder, Section 235(1), Criminal Code.