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Wasagamack man charged with murder and attempted murder

A 30-year-old man faces a first-degree murder charge after Island Lake RCMP found a dead man and an injured woman as a Wasagamack First Nation home May 9.
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A man from Wasagamack First Nation faces murder and attempted murder charges after a man was killed and a woman stabbed May 9.

Island Lake RCMP charged a man with murder after finding another man dead and a woman with injuries at a Wasagamack First Nation residence May 9.

Police received a report of killing just before 10 p.m. Monday and found a 27-year-old Wasagamack man dead when they arrived at the hone. A 33-year-old woman from Garden Hill First Nation with a stab wound was also at the scene. She was treated at the nursing station and released.

30-year-old Jon Hastings of Wasagamack First Nation was arrested and charged with first-degree murder and attempted murder. He was remanded into custody and Island Lake RCMP, Major Crime Services and Forensic Identification Services continue investigating.