Second-degree murder charge laid after woman dies from injuries suffered during Thompson assault

A 21-year-old is charged with second-degree murder after a 51-year-old woman died following an assault in Thompson March 26.

Thompson RCMP were called to a residence around 10:30 p.m. Monday, where they found the female and a 39-year-old man with injuries. Both were taken to Thompson General Hospital, where the woman succumbed to her injuries and was pronounced dead. The male victim’s injuries were non-life-threatening.

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Conan Lewis, 21, was arrested at the scene and remanded into custody pending a scheduled court appearance March 29. Police say he and the deceased woman knew each other.

Thompson RCMP continue to investigate with assistance from Thompson and Winnipeg Major Crime Services and RCMP Forensic Identification Services.

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