In the early morning hours of October 26th, 2007 Thompson RCMP responded to a report of a break and enter in progress at a Yale Avenue residence in the Eastwood area of Thompson.
Police located the homeowner, sixty one year old Bernard Carlson murdered in his residence. He had been shot by an intruder or intruders who had broken into his residence.
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