At around 8:15 last Friday night RCMP responded to an assault on McLean Street in Cranberry Portage. Officers and emergency personnel located an injured man who was taken to hospital. The 62 year old man from Cranberry Portage succumbed to his injuries on Monday.
A 41 year old man from Sherridon was arrested on Wednesday and charged with manslaughter. He was remanded into custody and will appear in The Pas Provincial Court on Monday.
Cranberry Portage RCMP, Major Crimes Services and Forensic Identification Services continue to investigate.