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Police treat death as suspicious


A police response to a report of an all-terrain vehicle accident has turned into a suspicious death investigation.
On Sept. 24, at 2:35 p.m., Dauphin RCMP received a report of an all-terrain vehicle collision that occurred on Provincial Road 489, near Provincial Road 271 in the RM of Mountain.
Upon arrival, officers located a 35-year-old man from Pine Creek First Nation, dead on scene. His death is considered suspicious.
A 39-year-old woman was also located at the scene with serious, but non-life-threatening injuries. She was transported to hospital.
Dauphin RCMP, along with RCMP Major Crime Services and Dauphin Forensic Identification Services, continue to investigate.
Police have received several media inquiries about a possible manhunt related to the incident. There is no risk to public safety, they say.
Additional details will be released as they become available.

Staff Writer