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Teen, 17, charged with 2nd-degree murder after Shamattawa death

RCMP have arrested a 17-year-old boy in connection with the death of a man in Shamattawa, Man.
Police have charged a 17-year-old boy with second-degree murder in the death of a 28-year-old from Shamattawa. (CBC)

RCMP have arrested a 17-year-old in connection with the death of a man in Shamattawa, Man.

The teen is from Thompson, Man., police said. His identity cannot be published by law because he is a minor.

Police went to a Shamattawa residence on Tuesday evening after receiving reports of an aggravated assault involving two males.

A 28-year-old man was taken to the local nursing station but died of his injuries.

The teenager who was charged remains in custody.