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Man stabbed to death

A 42-year-old Plum Coulee man died from stab wounds, an autopsy shows.

Altona police were called to a residence in the southern Manitoba town Sunday at 8:15 p.m., where they discovered the man's body. On Tuesday, RCMP said an autopsy determined the man died from multiple stab wounds.

Police have charged a 14-year-old boy with second-degree murder. He is to appear in court in Winnipeg today.


Homicide in Black River

POLICE are investigating a homicide after a man's body was found on Black River First Nation on New Year's Day.

RCMP were called to a residence at about 2 a.m. Tuesday. RCMP have ruled the death a homicide.


Man killed in Thompson

RCMP have charged a 25-year-old man in connection to the death of a man in Thompson.

On Sunday, officers went to a residence in the northern Manitoba city's Eastwood neighbourhood, where they found an unresponsive man. He was transported to Thompson General Hospital where he died from his injuries.

Police have identified the victim as Jarod Daniel Jensen, 27, of the RM of St. Andrews. An autopsy has been performed but the cause of death has yet to be determined pending further investigation by the chief medical examiner's office.

RCMP have charged Shane Corson Braun of Thompson with second-degree murder. He will make a court appearance in Thompson on Thursday.

The victim and the accused were known to one another.


Fire ravages Maples home

AN early morning house fire in the Maples caused $130,000 damage.

A fire department spokesman said the fire started in the 100 block of Manor House Court shortly after 4:30 a.m. Tuesday. Everyone in the home was able to get out safely and no one was injured. The fire caused $100,000 damage to the home's structure and $30,000 to its contents.

The cause of the blaze is still under investigation.


Shots fired into home

POLICE are looking for information after shots were heard and a window was damaged on Ross Avenue Sunday.

At about 8:30 a.m., a man and woman sitting in a home on the 400 block of Ross Avenue heard shots.

Officers who attended the scene found a front window damaged. No one in the home was hurt, police said.

Two men ran from the scene, said police.

Police continue to investigate.

Anyone with information is asked to call investigators at 204-986-6219 or Crime Stoppers at 204-786-8477.

Republished from the Winnipeg Free Press print edition January 2, 2013 A5

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