Update: Charges laid in Sandy Bay suspicious death investigation

December 1, 2021
Sandy Bay, Saskatchewan

News release


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As a result of investigation, Nicholas David Paul Bear of Sandy Bay, Saskatchewan is charged with one count, second degree murder, Section 235(1) of the Criminal Code, in relation to the death of Nickison Bear.

Nicholas Bear appeared in Prince Albert Provincial Court via phone at 9:30 a.m. on December 1, 2021.



Saskatchewan RCMP Major Crime Unit investigating suspicious death in Sandy Bay Detachment area


The Saskatchewan RCMP Major Crime Unit, in conjunction with Sandy Bay RCMP Detachment, Saskatchewan RCMP Forensic Identification Services, Prince Albert Police Dog Services, Prince Albert General Investigation Section and the Saskatchewan Coroners Service, are investigating a suspicious death which occurred in the community of Sandy Bay, SK yesterday morning.

On November 29, 2021 shortly before 8:30 a.m., Sandy Bay RCMP responded to a report of a seriously injured male brought to the local health clinic. The man died shortly after.

An adult male was arrested without incident on November 29 in relation to this investigation. No charges have been laid at this time. When updates become available, we will issue them via our regular distribution list to news agencies.

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