Russell RCMP investigating a homicide near the Airport

Russell RCMP responded to a report of an assault on Highway 16 near the Russell Airport on August 14th at approximately 12:30am.

Police arrived to find a 40-year-old man in medical distress. The victim was rushed to hospital where he died of his injuries. The victim’s identity and cause of death have not been released at this time. 

Russell RCMP and Major Crime Services continue to investigate.