Saskatchewan RCMP charge 18-year-old with murder in death of 17-year-old

FORT QU'APPELLE, Sask. — A murder charge has been laid against an 18-year-old in the weekend death of a 17-year-old on a reserve northeast of Regina.

RCMP say officers from the File Hills Police Service responded to a report of a fight inside a home on the Star Blanket First Nation on Friday evening.

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When they arrived, they found a 17-year-old who lived in the home dead.

Mounties were called in to help with the investigation and say they have charged 18-year-old Shauntay Keewatin with second-degree murder.

Keewatin is also from the Star Blanket First Nation.

He was to make his first court appearance on the charge in Fort Qu'Appelle provincial court today.

This report by The Canadian Press was first published Feb. 3, 2020

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