Ashern RCMP investigate homicide in the Rural Municipality of West Interlake – UPDATED

RM of West Interlake, Manitoba – On May 15, 2020, at 11:13pm, Ashern RCMP received a call to a residence in the Rural Municipality of West Interlake for a report of an assault. The victim, a 35-year-old male from Vogar, MB, was found fatally injured and pronounced deceased on scene.

On May 16, 2020, RCMP charged 24-year-old Zachary Desjarlais of Vogar, MB. with Manslaughter. He will appear in Winnipeg Provincial Court on Tuesday, May 19, 2020.

Desjarlais has been remanded into custody.

The investigation continues.

RM of West Interlake, Manitoba – On May 15, 2020, at 11:13pm, Ashern RCMP received a call to a residence in the Rural Municipality of West Interlake for a report of an assault. The victim, a 35-year-old male from Vogar, MB, was found fatally injured and pronounced deceased on scene.

RCMP are investigating his death as a homicide.

Homicide RCMP
Homicide RCMP

Ashern RCMP along with Major Crime Services and Forensic Identification Services, continue to investigate.

Ashern RCMP



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