2nd degree murder charge laid in Cumberland House, Sask., death
Police say accused and victim knew each other
RCMP in Cumberland House, Sask., have charged a 21-year-old man with second-degree murder in the death of a 21-year old woman.
Police responded at 6 a.m. Thursday to a call about an unresponsive woman on Deschambeault Avenue in the community.
When they arrived, paramedics were already attending to the woman, identified as Carissa Ballantyne. She was pronounced dead a short time later.
Police identified and arrested a suspect.
Acea Dorian was charged with second-degree murder and will appear in provincial court in La Ronge on Monday.
Both Ballantyne and Dorian are from Cumberland House and police say they knew each other.