The Winnipeg Police Service held a press conference today indicating they are seeking a suspect wanted for murder in connection with a road rage incident.
On October 26, 2014 at 2:40 am, EMS personnel responded to a hit and run motor vehicle collision involving a pedestrian in the area of Marbury Road and Mapleglen Drive.
The investigation revealed the occupants of two vehicles became involved in a dispute, likely due to manner of driving.
Police indicate at one point the occupants of a black Infiniti G35, stopped in the area and a thirty-one (31) year old male passenger exited the vehicle to speak with the other driver.
The other driver suddenly drove in the direction of the man and struck him at a high rate of speed. The victim was transported to hospital in critical condition and later died.
Police have not released the identity of the victim.
Members of the WPS Homicide Unit were assigned to investigate and subsequently identified Terrence Jack Mckay (24) as a suspect in the investigation.
Police indicate they have exhausted all efforts to locate Mckay who remains at large and is now wanted on a warrant for arrest on the following charges;
- 2nd Degree Murder
- Causing Death by Criminal Negligence
- Fail to Stop at the Scene of Accident Involving Death
- Dangerous Operation of a Motor Vehicle Causing Death
Mckay is described as Aboriginal, 6’1″, 150 pounds, thin build, short brown hair and green eyes.
Anyone with information regarding Mckays whereabouts is asked to contact investigators at 204-986-6508 or CrimeStoppers at 204-786-TIPS (8477).
The WPS have investigated a total of twenty-one (21) homicides year to date.
Four (4) of these killings remain unsolved.
As this incident predated the Beatrice Crane murder it will be considered the 20th homicide of the year.