RCMP identify man facing murder charges in Hay River homicide case

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A 31-year-old Hay River man is facing murder charges after the death of an 18-year-old woman.

An RCMP press release identified the man as James Colosimo, who is currently in custody.

On Sept. 9, police were called to a Hay River home where they discovered the woman’s body.

The release says Colosimo was arrested shortly after.

Police say the case is being treated as a homicide and the investigation is ongoing.

Colosimo is scheduled to appear in Territorial Court on Monday, Sept. 14

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