Pukatawagan RCMP are investigating following the death of a 32-year-old man.
The investigation started last Friday, February 2nd, when RCMP in the community received a report of an unresponsive man at a residence. He was transported to the local nursing station, where was pronounced dead.
Local RCMP, with assistance from the RCMP Major Crime Unit, the North District Crime Reduction Enforcement Support Team and Thompson Forensic Identification Services are investigating the death as a homicide.
Officers currently have 32-year-old Donovan Castel in custody. He has been charged with manslaughter and will appear in The Pas Provincial Court today.