On October 6, 2018 RCMP from the Spiritwood Detachment were called to a residence on the Pelican Lake First Nation due to an altercation at the residence. It was reported that an adult had suffered life-threatening injuries. EMS and Saskatchewan Ministry of the Environment officers with the Provincial Response Team also responded.
Upon arrival it was determined that the male had died from his injuries. One suspect has been arrested and is in custody. An autopsy is scheduled for October 9 in Saskatoon. Members of the Major Crime Unit North, Forensic Identification Section and Police Dog Services are assisting with the investigation.
Charged in the second degree murder of Dustin Craig Chamakese is Lorin Davin Chamakese of the Pelican Lake First Nation. The accused and the victim are related.