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Berens River RCMP investigating the homicide of a 53-year-old man

RCMP are investigating after a 53-year-old man was found by community members lying on the road in Berens River, Manitoba on September 16th.

The man was suffering from wounds believed to be from an assault. He was taken to Winnipeg hospital in critical condition where he died of his injuries on September 22nd. His death is being investigated as a homicide.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Berens River RCMP at 204-669-3268

Garon Cochrane 18 found dead in Berens River First Nation being treated as a homicide

RCMP received a call from the Berens River First Nation medical nursing station on June 12th, reporting a young man in medical distress.

RCMP arrived to find Garon Cochrane (who was identified by family and friends) already dead. Family members said he was stabbed in the neck.

A 16 year old boy has been taken into custody and has been charged with manslaughter.