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Man charged with second degree murder in Corner Brook

The RNC has updated the charges in connection to the death of a man in Corner Brook last night.

Police responded to a report of a disturbance in the Wheeler’s Road area of Corner Brook. On arrival, officers located a male with serious injuries resulting from a physical altercation.

The victim, a 63-year-old male, was transported to Western Memorial Regional Hospital to seek medical assistance. He later succumbed to his injuries.

Police had arrested a 48-year-old man and charged him with aggravated assault. Police have also now laid a charge of second-degree murder. The accused remains in custody and is set to appear in Provincial Court. Any further action will be pending the cause of death as determined by the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner.

The investigation is ongoing.


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