Manitoba

Woman charged with murder in Steinbach, Man., homicide

RCMP in Steinbach have laid a murder charge in connection with the death of a man in a home on the west side of the southern Manitoba city. 

RCMP say the woman, 34, knew the 69-year-old male homicide victim

A 34-year-old woman will face a second-degree murder charge after a homicide in Steinbach, Man. on Friday, RCMP said. (RCMP)

RCMP in Steinbach have laid a murder charge in connection with the death of a man in a home on the west side of the southern Manitoba city. 

Savannah Dueck, 34, is facing a second-degree murder charge after a 69-year-old man's body was found in a residence on Whitby Crescent on Friday afternoon. 

Dueck was in the home at the time police arrived around 3 p.m., RCMP said. They did not identify the victim but said he and Dueck knew each other. Police did not reveal a cause of the man's death. 

She will appear in court in Winnipeg on Tuesday.

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