On November 24, 2021, at approximately 3:00 am, Poplar River RCMP received a report of a house fire in the community.
When officers arrived, the house was fully engulfed in flames and the local fire department was on scene.
It was reported that an adult male was missing from the community and could be in the residence.
Officers were able to enter the residence after the fire was out. A body was located and will be transported to Winnipeg hospital for autopsy.
The investigation continues with assistance of RCMP Forensic Identification Services and the Office of the Fire Commissioner.