Clearwater River Dene Nation man charged with manslaughter

By Roger White
October 13, 2017 - 1:00pm

A 29-year-old man from Clearwater River Dene Nation made a court appearance in La Loche Provincial Court on Friday morning charged with manslaughter following his arrest on Thursday.

 Rodney Martin Janvier of Clearwater River Dene Nation was arrested without incident after a two month investigation into the death of another man in August.

The arrest stemmed from an Aug. 10 incident in which La Loche RCMP responded to a report of a break and enter on the Clearwater River Dene Nation and while investigating the call discovered an unresponsive man outside of the residence.

Bradley Scott Lemaigre, 41, from Clearwater River Dene Nation was declared deceased at the scene.

This investigation is ongoing and involves RCMP Major Crimes Unit North, La Loche RCMP and North Battleford Forensic Identification Section as well as the Provincial Coroner’s Office.


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