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Three charged in double homicide investigation at The Pas

Three males ages 15, 17 and 20 are arrested and charged for second degree murder.
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Three are behind bars for a double homicide, (facsimile).

On Jan. 15, Sunday morning at about 4 a.m., a man was found dead outside a home in The Pas. A second victim was located nearby, who also died, making this a double homicide investigation that saw three young males arrested and charged.

Both victims, a 42-year-old man and a 37-year-old man, showed obvious signs of trauma and died from their injuries.

An extensive investigation was immediately launched and multiple resources were deployed including officers from The Pas RCMP Detachment and surrounding areas, Major Crime Services, Forensic Identification Services, Search and Rescue and the Emergency Response Team.

Within the seven weeks following their deaths, three males have been arrested.

On Jan. 23, and Jan. 31, two men, 25 and 20, were arrested and later released with no charges.

On Jan. 31, 2023, a 17-year-old male from Moose Lake was arrested and has been charged with two counts of Second Degree Murder. He was remanded into custody.

At this time, there is no known connection between the two victims and the youth charged in the homicide.

RCMP Major Crime Services have made further arrests in response to this continuing homicide investigation.

On March 7, a 15-year-old, from Moose Lake, was arrested and on March 8, Keith Campbell, 20, also from Moose Lake, was arrested. Both of them have been charged with two counts of Second Degree Murder and were remanded into custody.

The investigation continues. If anyone has any information, please contact The Pas RCMP at 204-627-6200 or submit a secure tip online at www.manitobacrimestoppers.com.

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