Charge laid after grisly discovery of body on Manitoba First Nation
The Canadian Press
Published Monday, July 17, 2017 12:17PM EDT
ROBLIN, Man. -- A murder charge has been laid after the discovery of a man's body earlier this month on a western Manitoba First Nation.
RCMP at Roblin say the remains were found July 1 on Tootinaowaziibeng First Nation.
The man has been identified as a 44-year-old resident of the reserve, although his name has not been released.
Police say an investigation determined he died June 21 of this year and that he had not been reported missing.
Rylan McKay, a 23-year-old reserve resident, is charged with second-degree murder and was appear in court Monday.
Mounties say McKay and the alleged victim were known to each other.