Tag: Domestic Violence

Silence Deafening When Script Flipped in Domestic Violence Cases
LOCAL NEWS

Silence Deafening When Script Flipped in Domestic Violence Cases

I find it interesting. The lack of outrage expressed when a man is killed in a domestic violence homicide that is… On November 1, 2017 at approximately 2:10 p.m., emergency personnel responded to the report of an injured man in the area of Martha Street and Henry Avenue. On arrival, […]

CSI Investigator takes photographs at crime scene (Photo JGJ)
EDITORIALS LOCAL NEWS

2016 Murder in River City – Year in Review

It’s never easy. Solving homicide cases is hard work. People who commit murder seldom do so during business hours and have little regard for statutory holidays. The calls often come in the early morning hours when most productive people are fast asleep in their cozy beds. Some suggest solving homicides in […]

The Police Beat – Insider Perspectives
EDITORIALS

The Police Beat – Insider Perspectives

“An altercation then ensued between the female and How which ended with the female stabbing him in the upper body.” That’s how Police described the killing. It happened on November 15, 2013 shortly after 9 p.m. at the Capri Apartments at 2130 Portage Ave. (Not a typical spot for Winnipeg […]

Leslie Spillett
EDITORIALS

Keeping the Conversation Surreal – Spillett, Bennett Distort Reality

It was the first true test of leadership for newly anointed Winnipeg Police Chief Danny Smyth. On November 29, 2016, the Winnipeg Police Service Public Information Office held a press conference announcing the arrest of an 18-year-old offender believed to be responsible for the 2014 killing of Angela Marie Poorman […]

John David Goundry (WPS Handout)
LOCAL NEWS

Just Another Day in the Meat Grinder – Domestic Violence Case Fails to Inspire

It was a tragic case of domestic violence. A total of fifteen stab wounds, seven to the abdomen and eight to the arms. The victim left to die on a cold bedroom floor, abandoned and alone. In homicide circles the eight injuries to the arms are known as “defensive wounds.” A defensive wound […]

Christina Stoyko (FB)
LOCAL NEWS

Domestic Violence Claims Victim – Troubling Start to 2016

On Sunday, April 24, 2016, the Winnipeg Police Service issued a media release reporting a homicide in the 500 block of Redwood Ave. Police advised investigators had been at the scene since 10 a.m. on April 23. The victim was reported to be an adult female in her mid 30’s […]

Winnipeg Woman Killed in North End Assault
LOCAL NEWS

Winnipeg Woman Killed in North End Assault

On February 6, 2016 at approximately 5:00 am, emergency services personnel were dispatched to an assault in progress at a residence located in the 500 block of Stella Ave. Upon arrival, a woman was located nearby suffering from serious injuries suffered in a deadly assault.  The woman was transported to […]

Candace Monias (photo bucket.com)
LAW & ORDER LOCAL NEWS

Domestic Violence Motive in Latest Homicide

Police report domestic violence is responsible for the latest Winnipeg homicide. On November 26, 2015 at approximately 10:00 am, Police and EMS responded to a suite located in the 100 block of Tuxedo Ave regarding an unresponsive female. Upon arrival, officers located the deceased body of Candace Monias (28) of […]