Manitoba RCMP are set to announce details of a preliminary investigation regarding five suspicious deaths is Southern Manitoba, during a news conference this afternoon at 4 p.m.

According to the media advisory sent out by Manitoba RCMP earlier today, officers are on scene at three different locations across Southern Manitoba:

- Highway 3 between Carman & Winkler
- A residence in Carman
- Highway 248 (north of PTH 424) in the R.M of Cartier

One suspect in custody.

RCMP stress, there is no risk to public safety.

PembinaValleyOnline is following this story, and will provide updates as soon as information becomes available from RCMP.