Man charged with second degree murder after fatal Brandon house explosion

Brandon police have charged a man with second degree murder after a house explosion Tuesday.

Police say the explosion was not accidental and have charged a 63-year-old man in the death of a 63-year-old woman.


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One dead in Brandon house explosion

First responders were called to the house in the 200 block of Queen’s Avenue East around 7:50 p.m. Oct. 22.

When officers arrived they found the woman dead.

The aftermath of the Brandon house explosion that killed a woman.

The aftermath of the Brandon house explosion that killed a woman.

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STARS Air Ambulance had to transport the suspect to Winnipeg for treatment for his injuries.

On Friday the man was being released from hospital and that’s when police arrested him and took him back to Brandon.

Police are expected to release more information on Monday.

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