LOCAL NEWS

WPS RECORDS HOMICIDE #4 – 2014

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425 ELGIN AVE – CRIME SCENE (PHOTO JGJ)

On April 1, 2014, shortly before 3:00 pm, members of the Winnipeg Police Service were summoned to apartment building at 425 Elgin Ave regarding a deceased male.

Upon arrival, Police discovered a deceased male in a suite at this location.

Police indicate an autopsy is pending and the cause of death is yet to be determined.

No further details were released.

INSIDER COMMENTARY:

The building at 425 Elgin Ave is a low-income seniors complex only a few short blocks away from the Public Safety Building.

This incident is the fourth (4th) reported killing in Winnipeg in 2014.

All three (3) previous homicides have been solved.

FACTOIDS:

Previous dates when Winnipeg recorded the 4th Homicide of the year:

  • 2013 – Apr 8
  • 2012 – Feb 12
  • 2011 – Feb 5 (Record Year – 41 Homicides)
  • 2010 – Apr 18
  • 2009 – Jan 30
  • 2008 – Mar 17
  • 2007 – Mar 1
  • 2006 – Feb 1
  • 2005 – Mar 6
  • 2004 – Mar 14 (Previous Record Year – 34 Homicides 100% solvency)

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