RCMP have arrested Karlton Reimer of Steinbach in connection to a double homicide that occurred at a residence located on River Road in the Rural Municality of Tache, Manitoba.

St. Pierre-Jolys RCMP Detachment were recently dispatched to a disturbance, which was determined to be a break and enter in progress, at a residence located on River Road in the RM of Tache. Upon arrival, officers pronounced to victims deceased on scene.

Police say that a stolen vehicle, believed to be linked to a suspect was located one kilometre away at the intersection of Highway 59 and Provincial Trunk Highway 210. The vehicle was seized by police.

RCMP report that on March 25, 27-year-old Karlton Dean Reimer of Steinbach was charged with two counts of second degree murder and was remanded into custody.

The investigation is ongoing however at this time there is no known connection between the accused and the victims.