Two people have been charged in connection with the death of a Shamattawa man who has been missing since Aug. 19 and whose remains have yet to be found, RCMP say.
Shamattawa RCMP received information Oct. 2 that Grant Redhead, 28, was the victim of a homicide and arrested Frankie Trout and Marisa Redhead with the help of RCMP Major Crime Services, who deployed to Shamattawa Oct. 3.
Trout, 41, is charged with second-degree murder while Marisa Redhead, 28, who is related to the alleged victim, is charged with manslaughter. Both have been remanded into custody.
Shamattawa RCMP issued a request via social media Aug. 24 for assistance finding Grant Redhead. Efforts to find his remains are ongoing and searches are focusing on the God’s River.
RCMP said Oct. 18 that they are seeking more information and that anyone with any can call Shamattawa RCMP at 204-565-2351 or Crime Stoppers anonymously at 1-800-222-8477. Tips can also be submitted online at www.manito-bacrimestoppers.com.
Police said rumours have been circulating regarding their investigation and that most of them are not factual and are causing distress to the family and making the investigation more difficult.
Investigators are asking community members not to post any unconfirmed information on social media.