Update - Cross Lake RCMP investigate homicide

March 27, 2024
Pimicikamak Cree Nation, Manitoba

News release


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On March 26, 2024, Shawn McKay, 23, of Pimicikamak Cree Nation was charged with Second Degree Murder in relation to the homicide of 45-year-old female located deceased in a residence on March 25, 2024.

McKay was arrested at the scene when police arrived. He has remained in custody since that time.

The victim and McKay were known to each other.

On March 25, 2024, at approximately 12:30 pm, Cross Lake RCMP received a report of a deceased female inside a residence on SawMill Road in Pimicikamak Cree Nation. Officers attended and located a 45-year-old female deceased. An adult male was arrested at the scene.

The death is being investigated as a homicide. The RCMP Major Crime Services unit as well as the RCMP Forensic Identification Section have been engaged and are in the community.

The investigation continues.


Contact information

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