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Second arrest in Pikangikum death

Thursday April 26, 2012

A second arrest in a recent Pikangikim homicide has been made.

Florence Dunsford, 29, of Pikangikum was arrested and charged with aggravated assault on April 21.

32-year-old Fitzgerald Owen of Pikangikum First Nation was found in the late evening hours of April 14 on the side of a road. He was transported to the local nursing station and was subsequently pronounced deceased.

A post-mortem examination concluded that Owen died of foul play.

Dunsford’s arrest was the second arrest made in the case. Morgan Turtle, 23, was charged earlier with assault with a weapon.

Pikangikum Police Service along with members of the Red Lake detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police are continuing the investigate the case. Anyone with information is asked to call the Pikangikum Police Service at 807-737-5007.


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