Pukatawagan RCMP responded to the report of a body of a woman in a wooded area in the community on June 26th.
Police arrived to find the body of a 22-year-old female who was pronounced deceased. The cause of death has not been released, however police are treating the death as a homicide.
More information will be added as it becomes available.
Update June 30th
August Thunder Caribou, 22, who worked as a guard at an RCMP detachment in northwestern Manitoba, was arrested on June 29th and charged with second-degree murder.
Update June 27th, 2022
Manitoba’s Court of Queen’s Bench has found August Thunder Caribou guilty of manslaughter instead of second-degree murder.