First court appearance made by man charged with murder on the Skownan First Nation

A new court date has been set for a man charged in connection to a homicide on the Skownan First Nation.

At about 10:30 Saturday morning, Mounties were called to the reserve on a report of an assault.

When they arrived at the home, they located a 68-year old man, dead at the scene.

46-year-old Melvin Catcheway appeared in Swan River Court yesterday (Wed), charged with Manslaughter, and he was remanded in custody to Dauphin on January 31st.

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