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Pukatawagan RCMP lay charges in June Murder

Pukatawagan RCMP responded to a report that an 18-year-old male was transported to a nursing station where he was pronounced deceased, on June 8th at approximately 11:40pm.

An autopsy was conducted and determined the cause of death to be a homicide.

Nikosis Bighetty, 20, was arrested and charged with Manslaughter on October 25th in relation to the death. Police said the accused and the victim were known to each other.

Leah Castel charged with second degree murder an attempted murder

On June 20th Pukatawagan RCMP were called to the community nursing station on report of two injured males.

One of the injured died at the scene. The other man is expected to survive.

Leah Castel 19, was arrested on June 20th, and had been charged with second degree murder in the death of the un-named victim, and attempted murder.

Neither the names of the victim’s or the cause of death will be released at this time.