The Pukatawagan RCMP responded to an assault in the community on the morning of August 19th. A 17 year old male victim of the assault was sent to the hospital where he died of his injuries.
RCMP major crimes services and Puckatawagan RCMP later arrested two males from the community Alexander Bear aged 20 and Reshawn Muskwa aged 19. Both men remain in custody and have been charged with manslaughter. The investigation is ongoing.