On May 29, 2014, just before 10:30pm, Pukatawagan RCMP responded to a report of an injured male at a residence in Pukatawagan, Manitoba.
Upon RCMP arrival, a 36-year-old male was being transported to the local nursing station where he succumbed to his injury shortly after. An autopsy was completed on May 31 which determined that the death was the result of a stabbing.
RCMP report that 35-year-old Henrietta Bear has been charged with second degree murder in the death of her common-law husband, Lanny Dumas.
Assisting in this investigation was the Winnipeg and Thompson RCMP Major Crime Units, the Winnipeg RCMP Serious Crime Unit and the Thompson RCMP Forensic Identification Unit.