A manslaughter charge has been laid against a Springfield man after a man died following a weekend assault outside his home in the RM of Tache.
Mounties were called to the resident located near Monominto Road in the RM of Tache on July 7 at around 11:45 pm. The victim 58 year old Lothar Krieg was transported to the Ste. Anne Hospital and then transferred to Winnipeg. Krieg died of his injuries three days later, RCMP confirmed.
RCMP had changed twenty-year old Dillyn Carl Nodwell Friesen from Anola with aggravated assault but that change has been upgraded to manslaughter.
Friends and coworkers remember Krieg as a kind, smiling man with a gentle heart. He very much enjoyed building, cooking, billiards, anything to do with the outdoors, especially camping and fishing.
Krieg leaves hind his wife Barbara and two daughters Elizabeth and Krista.