A 21-year-old man has been charged in connection with the death of a MacGregor senior.
Niels (Arne) Nielsen, 96, was found dead at his home at around 5 p.m. on May 25.
Described by neighbours as a “lovely old gentleman,” Nielsen lived in a small house on the corner of Talbot Street East.
Jason Conway of MacGregor has been charged with first-degree murder and is to appear in Portage la Prairie court today.
Police continue to investigate, and ask anyone with information to contact the Portage RCMP at 204-857-4445 or Crime Stoppers.
» Brandon Sun, with files from the Winnipeg Free Press