A 19-year-old man arrested in connection with an assault and arson at a residence in Crane River, Manitoba, has now been charged with Manslaughter.
Earl Moar was originally charged with Aggravated Assault, Assault, and Arson with Disregard for Human Life, and has been remanded in custody for April 25th in Dauphin.
Ste. Rose RCMP were called to the scene in the early morning hours of January 7th.
When officers arrived, the home was on fire, and the reported victim of the assault was unaccounted for.
The remains of a 40-year-old woman were later found inside the residence.