Teenage boy charged with second-degree murder in Plum Coulee
Plum Coulee, December 31, 2012
Published Monday, December 31, 2012 6:24PM CST
Last Updated Tuesday, January 1, 2013 4:16PM CST
Police have charged a teenage boy in connection with a homicide in Plum Coulee.
Altona police and emergency medical services were called to a home in Plum Coulee Sunday night for a report of an injured man. When they arrived, they found a 42-year-old man dead. An autopsy conducted Tuesday in Winnipeg attributed the cause of death to multiple stab wounds.
RCMP D Division major crime and forensic identification units were at the site Monday to assist in the investigation.
A 14-year-old male youth suspect was charged Monday with second-degree murder. His name, and the name of the deceased, will not be released by law enforcement officials. He remains in police custody and will make a court appearance in Winnipeg on Jan. 2.
Media are prohibited from identifying young people dealt with under the Youth Criminal Justice Act except in limited circumstances.