Police charge Nain man with second-degree murder

RCMP has charged 26-year-old Manasse Bennett with second-degree murder in the death of a 50-year-old man in Nain.

On Friday the RCMP responded to a report of an assault at a residence.

The victim was injured and taken to the local clinic for medical treatment but succumbed to his injuries shortly after.

The investigation is ongoing.

The accused appeared in court this morning and is scheduled to appear once again in Happy Valley-Goose Bay on Monday.