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Police make arrest in death of man on Moosomin First Nation

Victim identified as 35-year-old Tyler Mooswa on Moosomin First Nation.

MOOSOMIN FIRST NATION – Update:  As a result of continued investigation into the death of Tyler Mooswa, Saskatchewan RCMP Major Crimes arrested 31-year-old Wade Frenchman from Moosomin First Nation in North Battleford on June 5.

Frenchman is charged with one count, first-degree murder. He is scheduled to appear in North Battleford Provincial Court on June 7.

Original story: Battlefords RCMP are investigating the suspicious death of 35-year-old Tyler Mooswa on Moosmin First Nation.

Police say that at about 5:45 a.m. on June 4 they got a call about a sudden death in an open outdoor area on Moosomin First Nation. When they responded they found a man who was declared by EMS at the scene. Saskatchewan RCMP Major Crimes took over the investigation.

Mooswa is from Moosomin First Nation and his family have been notified. Victim services has offered to help them.

Saskatchewan RCMP Major Crimes continues to investigate and residents of Moosomin First Nation may notice an increased police presence in the community. If an increased risk to public safety is identified, Saskatchewan RCMP will inform the public.

Investigators ask anyone who has information about Tyler Mooswa’s death, or who saw or had contact him during the late evening of June 3 or early morning of June 4, to contact their local police service of jurisdiction immediately. To contact your local RCMP detachment, dial 310-RCMP. Information can also be submitted anonymously by contacting Saskatchewan Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or

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