LA LOCHE — A La Loche woman has been charged with second-degree murder in the death of 49-year-old Ryan Piche from Clearwater River Dene Nation.
On May 28 at approximately 1:10 a.m., La Loche RCMP received a report of an injured individual being transported by private vehicle to hospital.
Officers and EMS immediately responded and located the vehicle on Garson Lake Road. The individual was pronounced deceased by EMS. His family has been notified.
Investigation by La Loche RCMP and Saskatchewan RCMP’s Major Crime Unit has determined an altercation occurred at a residence in Garson Lake. As a result, Melissa Laprise, 41, from La Loche was arrested and charged on May 28.