Man charged with second-degree murder for shooting death of woman on First Nation
Around 12:30 p.m. Tuesday, Thompson RCMP responded to a report of gunshots fired on Tataskweyak Cree Nation in northern Manitoba. (file image)
Thompson RCMP have charged a suspect following a fatal shooting in northern Manitoba on Oct. 29.
Around 12:30 p.m. that day, police responded to a report of gunshots fired on Tataskweyak Cree Nation.
Police found a woman dead at a residence. Police identified the woman killed as Annette Freda Beardy-Spence.
Officers arrested a 20-year-old man at the scene and said the victim and suspect knew one another.
Police said an autopsy confirmed the victim died from a gunshot wound.
Craig John George Flett, 20, faces a charge for second-degree murder, said RCMP.
He made a court appearance in Thompson on Oct. 31.