Hopedale man arrested and charged with 2nd degree murder

Hopedale RCMP say a man has been arrested and charged with second-degree murder after a violent assault in May.

Police say 19-year-old Daniel Onalik of Hopedale was arrested Friday following an investigation into the homicide of a 44-year-old man.

The man was violently assaulted in the community on May 11 and died on July 23 as a result of the injuries suffered in the assault.

Onalik appeared in court on Friday and is being held in custody. He is set to appear in court again on Nov. 17.

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