Second-degree murder charges

Man dies on Pelican Lake First Nation

Lorin Davin Chamakese of the Pelican Lake First Nation has been charged with second-degree murder in the death of Dustin Craig Chamakese.

Dustin Chamakese died Saturday after what Spiritwood RCMP describe as an altercation at a residence on the Pelican Lake First Nation. Police say they received a report that an adult had suffered life-threatening injuries. Upon arrival by EMS, Ministry of the Environment officers and RCMP, it was determined the man had died as a result of his injuries.

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Lorin Chamakese was arrested and remains in custody. He will make is hfirst court appearance Tuesday at provincial court in Spiritwood.

Police say the accused and the victim are related.

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