Month: April 2015

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LOCAL NEWS

WPS HOMICIDE UNIT PUT CUFFS ON HOMELESS KILLER – Suspect Charged in Three Killings

The Winnipeg Police Service Homicide Unit has laid multiple murder charges against a suspect in the slayings of three vulnerable City men. On Monday, April 27, 2015, Homicide Unit investigators located the “person of interest” who had quickly become the primary focus of their investigation. Police have charged the “person of interest” now […]

WPS PIO CST JASON MICHALYSHEN (PHOTO JGJ)
LOCAL NEWS

POLICE ID HOMELESS MURDER VICTIMS – Suspect Still At Large

On Monday, April 27, 2015, the Winnipeg Police Service identified the two homeless murder victims killed in separate attacks in downtown Winnipeg. On Saturday, April 25, 2015 at 12:45 am, police located a deceased male at the rear of 329 Hargrave Street.  The man has now been identified as Donald […]

HOMICIDE UNIT WORKING DOUBLE MURDER – Homeless Men Targeted ?
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HOMICIDE UNIT WORKING DOUBLE MURDER – Homeless Men Targeted ?

On Sunday, April 26, 2015, the Winnipeg Police Service announced the WPS Homicide Unit was involved in the investigation of two (2) killings that occurred on Saturday, April 25, 2015. The first killing occurred at 12:45 am when a deceased man was located at the rear of 329 Hargrave Street. […]

NOT FIRST RODEO FOR MURDER SUSPECT – Previous Conviction in 1989 Killing
EDITORIALS

NOT FIRST RODEO FOR MURDER SUSPECT – Previous Conviction in 1989 Killing

There was a lot of noise in the media when the RCMP recently confirmed their statistics indicate up to 70% of offenders responsible for killing Aboriginal women were Aboriginal men. The numbers didn’t surprise me. As an experienced investigator with continuing interest in the ultimate crime I make it my business to be aware […]

WPS Public Information Officer Cst Jason Michalyshyn (Photo JGJ)
LOCAL NEWS

GUN FIRE CLAIMS VICTIM – Details Scant

On April 20, 2015 at 12:40 am, police and emergency services personnel responded to the area of Highfield Street and Chandos Ave regarding a report of shots fired. Upon arrival, an adult male was located suffering from apparent gunshot wounds. The man was transported to hospital where he succumbed to […]

WPS HOMICIDE UNIT WORKING NORTH END MURDER CASE
LOCAL NEWS

WPS HOMICIDE UNIT WORKING NORTH END MURDER CASE

On April 17, 2015, at 10:50 pm, members of the Winnipeg Police Service and EMS first responders attended the area of the 700 block of Selkirk Ave regarding the report of a stabbing. Upon arrival, police located a man suffering from serious injuries inflicted during an edged weapon attack.  Police […]

POLICE INVESTIGATING BEATING DEATH – Murder #4 – 2015
LOCAL NEWS

POLICE INVESTIGATING BEATING DEATH – Murder #4 – 2015

On April 10, 2015, shortly before 6:30 am, emergency services personnel were dispatched to the area of Main Street and Pioneer Ave regarding the report of an injured man. On arrival, an adult male was discovered in a bus shelter suffering from injuries believed to have been caused in an assault.  The […]