2 people charged in 2020 homicide on Mistawasis First Nation

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Two people charged with second degree murder in connection to the death of Troy Watson appeared in a Prince Albert courtroom Monday morning. (David Bell/CBC - image credit)
Two people charged with second degree murder in connection to the death of Troy Watson appeared in a Prince Albert courtroom Monday morning. (David Bell/CBC - image credit)

RCMP have charged two people in connection to a 2020 homicide on the Mistawasis First Nation

On the evening of Nov. 17, 2020, Shellbrook RCMP were called to assist local EMS with an unconscious adult male found outside a home on the Mistawasis First Nation, about 115 kilometres north of Saskatoon.

EMS pronounced 36-year-old Troy Watson dead at the scene.

Roy Lasas, 20, of Mistawasis First Nation has been charged with second-degree murder.

A second person, who was a youth at the time of Watson's death, is also charged with second-degree murder.

The two are in custody and appeared in Prince Albert Provincial Court Monday morning.

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