Four inmates charged with second-degree murder in August beating death of Norway House man in prison

Three convicts from Manitoba and one from Saskatchewan have been charged with murder in the August beating death of Adam Kent Monias of Norway House, who was serving a sentence at Stony Mountain Institution when he was killed.

Braiden Moneyas, 22, from Brandon is charged with second-degree murder along with 21-year-old Kane Moar and 24-year-old Raymond McDonald of Winnipeg and 25-year-old Michael Oksasikewiyin of Saskatoon.

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Monias was the victim of an assault at the prison on Aug. 16 and was transported to hospital with life-threatening injuries. He died in hospital Aug. 18. He was 25 at the time of his death.

The four inmates charged were remanded back into custody at Stony Mountain and are scheduled to appear in provincial court in Winnipeg March 20. 

Monias was serving an indeterminate sentence for second-degree murder, aggravated assault and uttering threats to cause death or cause harm.

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