Manslaughter charge laid after Manitoba man's death from alleged assault

ST. THERESA POINT, Man. — A charge of manslaughter has been laid in the death of a man from northern Manitoba.

RCMP say the 28-year-old resident of St. Theresa Point suffered life-threatening injuries during an alleged assault with a weapon on Nov. 28.

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He was taken to the local nursing station, then flown to Winnipeg where he died two days later.

A 28-year-old woman from St. Theresa Point was arrested on Saturday.

Cheryl Lynne Mason was remanded and appeared in a Winnipeg courtroom on Monday.

Note to readers: This is a corrected story. Based on police information, an earlier version said the accused's last name was Flett.

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