Poplar River RCMP investigating homicide

Poplar River, Manitoba – On May 31, 2019, at approximately 8:45 am, Poplar River RCMP was advised that a 24-year-old male had been transported to hospital with life-threatening injuries as a result of an assault. Officers attended to the hospital where the victim was pronounced deceased.

RCMP have arrested 19-year-old Brendon Valiquette, of Poplar River, and charged him with Manslaughter. He was remanded into custody. Two other males, a 28-year-old and a 17-year-old, both from Poplar River, were arrested with charges of Assault pending.

File Photo – Manslaughter

The Poplar River RCMP along with the RCMP Major Crime Unit continue to investigate.

Poplar River RCMP

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