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Arrest made in Thompson homicide

RCMP have arrested and charged 25-year-old Shane Corson Braun of Thompson in connection to a recent homicide that occurred in the City of Thompson.

On December 30, 2012 at about 5:45pm, Thompson RCMP Detachment were dispatched to a residence in the Eastwood area of the City of Thompson where an unresponsive adult male was found injured in the residence. The man was transported to Thompson General Hospital were he later succumbed to his injuries.

On December 30, 2012, 25-year-old Shane Corson Braun of Thompson was arrested in connection with this death. On December 31, Braun was charged with second degree murder.

The deceased in this incident has been identified as 27-year-old Jarod Daniel Jensen of the RM of St. Andrews, Manitoba.

On December 31, 2012 an autopsy was conducted in Winnipeg, however, the cause of death has yet to be determined pending further investigation by the Chief Medical Examiner’s Office.

Police say that the accused and the victim were known to each other.

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