Tag: Homicide

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Police Investigating Fort Richmond Homicide – August a Deadly Month

The Winnipeg Police Service’s Homicide Unit is being stretched after catching another murder case in what has been a very busy month in River City. On August 13, 2017, at 10:00 p.m., police were alerted to sounds of a possible assault in the 100 block of Killarney Ave in the […]

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Youth Offenders Inflating Homicide Numbers After Year Long Respite

If you pay any attention to crime in River City you may have noticed a disturbing trend. Young Offenders are back in the homicide mix after a year-long respite in 2016, a year where not one young person was charged with the ultimate crime in the City of Winnipeg. Thus […]

Police ID Latest Murder Victim
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Police ID Latest Murder Victim

On Saturday, July 29, 2017, the Winnipeg Police Service issued a media release providing the identity of a man killed in a recent Point Douglas stabbing. On July 27, 2017 at 7:45 p.m., police were dispatched to a residence in the 100 block of Euclid Avenue regarding the report of […]

Police Investigating Point Douglas Homicide – Two Stabbed, One Dead
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Police Investigating Point Douglas Homicide – Two Stabbed, One Dead

Members of the Winnipeg Police Service Homicide Unit are busy working a Point Douglas stabbing that claimed a twenty-nine year old man’s life. On July 27, 2017 at 7:45 p.m., emergency response personnel were dispatched to a residence in the 100 block of Euclid Avenue regarding the report of an […]

Homicide Unit Investigating North End Murder – Gun Violence Escalating in River City
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Homicide Unit Investigating North End Murder – Gun Violence Escalating in River City

If you haven’t noticed a proliferation of gun violence in our City then you haven’t been paying much attention. The rise in gun crime isn’t solely restricted to the homicide numbers. It seems more and more police press releases are describing dangerous encounters WPS members are having with armed suspects […]

Charges Laid in Main Street Murder
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Charges Laid in Main Street Murder

The Winnipeg Police Service Homicide Unit restored its one hundred percent solvency rate after charging a suspect in the Cities latest killing. On July 19, 2017, the WPS issued a press release announcing the arrest of Eric John Guimond (57) of Winnipeg who has been charged with 2nd degree murder […]

Police Investigating Main Street Murder
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Police Investigating Main Street Murder

On July 16, 2017, at approximately 10:30 p.m., emergency services were dispatched to the report of an injured man in the front entrance of the Manwin Hotel at 655 Main Street. On arrival, the man was found in critical condition and was rushed to hospital. He was subsequently pronounced deceased. […]

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No End in Sight for Indigenous Bloodletting – MMIWG in Death Throes

It’s hard to find a reason to be optimistic regarding the plight of Indigenous people in the City of Winnipeg. The violence rages unabated with little hope or cure in sight. Those who believed the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women & Girls was the path to change […]