25-year-old Shane Corson Braun of Thompson charged with second-degree murder in slaying of Jarod Jensen

Shane Corson Braun, 25, of Thompson, has been charged with second-degree murder in the Dec. 30 slaying of 27-year-old Jarod Jensen, of St. Andrews, Sgt. Line Karpish, an RCMP media relations spokesperson for "D" Division in Winnipeg, said Jan. 1.

Karpish said Monday the Thompson RCMP detachment was dispatched to a residence in the Eastwood area about 5:45 p.m. Dec. 30 "where an unresponsive adult male was found injured in the residence. He was transported to Thompson General Hospital were he later succumbed to his injuries. His death is being treated as a homicide."

Earlier this year, Miranda Faith Canabie, 25, of Thompson, was charged with second-degree murder in the June 27 Princeton Drive slaying of 50-yeard-old Glen Martin Ross, who died in Thompson General Hospital from his injuries after being stabbed, and 18-year-old Jacqueline Brightnose, who has been charged with manslaughter in connection with the May 30 killing of her 42-year-old father, Allan David Pronteau at 15 Duke Place in the Eastwood area.

RCMP Thompson detachment assisted by the RCMP "D" Division serious crime unit, the RCMP Thompson forensic identification section and the RCMP Thompson major crime unit are currently investigating, Karpish said.

Karpish said an autopsy was conducted in Winnipeg Dec. 31, "however, the cause of death has yet to be determined pending further investigation by the Chief Medical Examiner's Office."

She added, "The accused and the victim were known to each other."

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