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Police lay charges in case where homeless woman was severely burned Add to ...

Police in northern Saskatchewan say they have arrested a man in a case where a homeless woman was so badly burned that she had to have both legs amputated.

The woman remains in hospital as a result of injuries suffered in the attack, which happened in downtown Prince Albert on June 1.

Police in Prince Albert say a 29-year-old resident of Prince Albert was arrested Saturday evening and has been charged with attempted murder and aggravated sexual assault.

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The suspect is being held in custody until his first court appearance on Wednesday in Prince Albert provincial court.

His name was not released.

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