RCMP lay second-degree murder charge in Black Lake homicide

A 31-year-old man is facing murder charges in connection with the death of a woman in Black Lake, a community located about 450 kilometres north of La Ronge.

Chester Bigeye to appear before court on Friday

Saskatchewan RCMP had ruled the death of 24-year-old Brandy Robillard a homicide, and have now laid charges in connection to her death. (CBC News)

A 31-year-old man is facing murder charges in connection with the death of a woman in Black Lake, a community located about 450 kilometres north of La Ronge.

Saskatchewan RCMP's Major Crimes Unit North, along with Black Lake RCMP, arrested Chester Bigeye on Thursday. He was charged with second-degree murder.  

Police said they were notified on Sunday about the sudden death of a 24-year-old woman, identified as Brandy Robillard. The death was later determined to be a homicide. 

Bigeye will appear in Provincial Court in La Ronge by phone on Friday at 9:30 a.m. CST.