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Woman charged with murder following death in northern Sask. community


A 22-year-old woman is facing a second-degree murder charge in connection with a suspicious death on Friday in the northern Saskatchewan community of Patuanak.

Around 1 a.m. on Friday, officers responded to a report of an injured man in a home in Patuanak, according to an RCMP news release.

The man, 26-year-old Brandon Dawatsare, was later pronounced dead at the scene. His family has been notified and connected with victim services.

On Sunday, police arrested 22-year-old Brittany Bear in Prince Albert in connection with Dawatsare’s death.

She appeared in Meadow Lake Provincial Court on Monday.

Patuanak is located about 489 kilometres north of Saskatoon. Top Stories

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