Island Lake RCMP respond to fatal house fire

February 9, 2024
Wasagamack First Nation, Manitoba

News release

At 3:51 pm on February 8, 2024, Island Lake RCMP received a report of a house fire in Wasagamack First Nation.

When officers arrived on scene, the primary occupant of the residence was unaccounted for.

At approximately 7:00 pm, the body of the 37-year-old male resident was located inside the completely destroyed home.

The Office of the Fire Commissioner was notified.

Thompson RCMP Forensic Identification Section, along with the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner, continue to investigate.


Contact information

For further information, contact:

Phone: 204-983-8497

Manitoba RCMP Media Relations Unit

Tara Seel, Media Relations Officer
Cpl. Julie Courchaine, Media Relations Officer
Sgt. Paul Manaigre, Media Relations Officer
Robert Cyrenne, Director Communications and Media Relations

File number: 2024-174893

Date modified: