Tag: Missing and Murdered Aboriginal Women

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 […]

11 Years, 10 Months, 29 Days Later – WPS Homicide Unit Equals Elusive Mark
LOCAL NEWS

11 Years, 10 Months, 29 Days Later – WPS Homicide Unit Equals Elusive Mark

The WPS Homicide Unit achieved a milestone today that hasn’t been accomplished for almost 12 years – a 100% solvency rate. In a press release today, the Winnipeg Police Service announced the arrest of an 18-year-old offender who has been charged with 2nd degree murder in the killing of Angela Marie […]

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 […]

Police Collar Suspect in Sanderson Killing – Bizarre Twist in Postscript
LOCAL NEWS

Police Collar Suspect in Sanderson Killing – Bizarre Twist in Postscript

The Winnipeg Police Service Homicide Unit has made an arrest in the 2012 killing of Simone Sanderson (23). On Tuesday, April 26, 2016, Police held a press conference announcing the arrest of Kyllan James Ellis (28) of Lorette, Manitoba.  Ellis has been charged with 2nd degree murder in connection with Sanderson’s […]

Debunking the False Narrative – An Uphill Climb
EDITORIALS

Debunking the False Narrative – An Uphill Climb

Police don’t give a shit when Indigenous women go missing or get murdered! That’s the essence of the false narrative perpetuated by Indigenous leaders, politicians and certain elements in main stream media. To me, it’s not all that surprising a 14-year-old Indigenous girl has developed a belief system based on that kind of racist messaging. […]

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 […]

2015 Murder in River City – Year in Review
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2015 Murder in River City – Year in Review

Another year has come and gone and the Winnipeg Police Service Homicide Unit continues to prove they are a force to be reckoned with. In 2015, the WPS investigated a total of twenty-three (23) homicides solving all but two cases securing a solvency rate of 91%. Solvency rates in the 90% range are […]

Raymond Joseph Cormier (53) WPS Handout
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POLICE SOLVE FONTAINE MURDER – Rabid Dogs, Exploitation & Revolving Doors

Police have arrested and charged a no-account habitual-criminal in connection with the high-profile killing of Winnipeg teenager Tina Fontaine (15). Fontaine’s body was pulled from the murky waters of the Red River on August 17, 2014. The case featured many distractions that included allegations of both Police and Child & Family Services incompetence. Police […]