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Downtown Stabbing Claims Life – Police Investigating

On May 23, 2017 at 3:15 p.m., emergency personnel responded to a report of an injured man in the 300 block of Kennedy Street. Upon arrival, a twenty-two (22) year old man was located outside of an apartment block suffering from an upper-body stab wound. The man was transported to […]

Christopher Matthew Brass (34) - WPS Handout
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Charges Laid in Two Unsolved Killings – Homicide Unit Batting One Thousand

The Winnipeg Police Service’s Homicide Unit is batting one thousand after laying charges in two recent unsolved homicides. On May 17, 2017, the WPS issued a news release announcing the arrests. The first incident occurred on February 8, 2017 at approximately 10:10 am when EMS personnel responded to the area of Powers Street […]

Elizabeth Lafantaisie (Family Photo)
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End Violence Against Women – Niece Remembers, Honours, Joins Fight

  Ending violence against women is no easy task. It takes an entire community to make that kind of change. Christine Lafantaisie wants to do her part. On February, 18, 2011, Christine’s aunt Elizabeth Lafantaisie was killed in a random act of predatory violence. Her killer was caught, tried and convicted. That […]

Motive for Wolseley Killing Unclear – Police
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Motive for Wolseley Killing Unclear – Police

“We’re still not entirely sure of the relationship or motive,” Winnipeg Police Public Information Officer Constable Rob Carver said. On April 10, 2017, at approximately 3:10, a.m., Winnipeg Police responded to the 400 block of Camden Place in response to a 911 call. Police indicate the first officer to arrive on scene […]

Man / Woman Arrested in Spence Street Killing
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Man / Woman Arrested in Spence Street Killing

On Monday, April 10, 2017, the Winnipeg Police Service issued a press release indicating arrests have been made in a recent homicide case. On March 12, 2017 at approximately 10:10 p.m., police responded to a report of a gunshot heard in the 200 block of Spence Street. On arrival, police located […]

“Not One in a 20 Trillion Chance She’s Alive” – Police on Missing Woman
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“Not One in a 20 Trillion Chance She’s Alive” – Police on Missing Woman

The Winnipeg Police Service held a press conference today announcing the arrest of a suspect charged with the killing of an Oxford House First Nations woman reported missing in August 2016. The woman, identified as Christine Wood (21), was last seen on August 19, 2016 around 9 p.m. leaving a hotel in […]

One Officer Patrol Cars – A Life & Death Debate
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One Officer Patrol Cars – A Life & Death Debate

The issue regarding single officer patrol cars has been on the table many times between the Winnipeg Police Association (WPA) and the City of Winnipeg during contract negotiations. The issue is always controversial and garners significant attention from the media.  Public sentiment is often divided and strongly influenced by media […]

Police Still Seeking Murder Suspect – Two Young Offenders Nabbed
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Police Still Seeking Murder Suspect – Two Young Offenders Nabbed

On March 23, 2017, the Winnipeg Police Service issued a press release announcing the arrest of a young offender charged in a February north end killing. On February 6, 2017 at 11:15 p.m., police and EMS responded to the 500 block of Magnus Avenue regarding an injured man. Upon arrival, […]