Murder charges laid against 21-year-old Chemawawin man
RCMP are treating a man's death in the community of Chemawawin as a homicide. (file image)
RCMP laid second-degree murder charges against a 21-year-old Chemawawin man Saturday.
At 2:30 a.m. Saturday, RCMP found 25-year-old Travis George seriously injured at a home in the community.
He was rushed to a local health centre where he died a short time later.
Later that day 21-year-old Pierre Malachi Young was charged with second-degree murder, said RCMP.
Young remains in RCMP custody and is scheduled to appear in court Monday.
Both men were from the community and were known to each other before George was killed.
An autopsy is scheduled to be conducted in Winnipeg Monday.
RCMP continues to investigate.
Chemawawin is about 500 kilometres northwest of Winnipeg.