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Teen charged with murder of 9-year-old Native boy

A 16-year-old boy has been charged with second-degree murder in connection with the death of a 9-year-old boy on the Little Grand Rapids First Nation in Manitoba.

Tristan Charlton Dunsford was found dead on Friday night. His father said he hasn't been told how his son died.

"I was sleeping and they told me I lost somebody," Terry Bushie told CBC News. "I'm still in shock. I'm going to find out what happened."

Little Grand Rapids is a remote Ojibwe community accessible only by boat or air in the summer and by ice road in the winter.

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Boy found dead on Manitoba reserve (CBC 6/30)