Tag Archives: Manitoba

RCMP investigating the suspicious death after a women was found in ditch

Yellowhead RCMP received a report from a passerby of an unresponsive woman found in a ditch along Provincial Road 354 south of Oak River, on February 26th at approximately 8:00am.

Emergency Medical Services arrived and transported the female to the hospital, where she was pronounced deceased. Police said the victim is a 40 year old woman but have not released her identity.

The investigation is ongoing.

Joseph Francois dies of a stab wound in Winnipeg

Winnipeg emergency personnel responded to a call for service in the 500 block of Furby Street on February 14th at approximately 2:30 am.

On arrival emergency personnel located the victim, 45 year old Joseph Francois. He was pronounced deceased at the scene. Investigation revealed he cause of death to be a stab wound.

Joseph Allan Ballantyne, 55, was arrested at approximatelt 5:30 pm on February 14th and charged with manslaughter.

The 2018 Winnipeg Homicide Victim List is available here.

Charges laid in the fatal stabbing of Conrad Flett

Winnipeg police and emergency personnel responded to a stabbing in the first 100 block of Charles Walk on February 14th at approximately 8:50am.

Police found Conrad Flett, 27, of Wasagamack suffering from a stab wound. Flett was rushed to hospital where he died of his injuries.

Police said Flett had been staying with his female partner when a man broke into the residence and stabbed Flett.

Police arrested Jarryd Rocky Harper, 25, of Winnipeg on February 15th. Harper has been charged with second degree murder.

The 2018 Winnipeg Homicide Victim List is available here.

Angel Beaulieu dies from a stab wound in Winnipeg

Emergency crews responded to a report of an injured female in the 400 block of Furby Street on January 18th at approximately 5:45pm.

The victim, 22 year old Angel Beaulieu was rushed to hospital where she died of a stab wound to her lower body a few days later.

Winnipeg have issued a warrant for the arrest of Lanessa Moskotaywenene, 18. Moskotaywenene is wanted for both Manslaughter and Aggravated Assault.

Photo made available by Winnipeg police.

Anyone with information is asked to call police at 204-986-6508 or Crime Stoppers at 204-786-TIPS (8477)

Hossein Lotfi retired North End business owner found dead in Winnipeg

Winnipeg Police said they conducted  traffic stop in the area of St. Anne’s Road and Fermor Avenue, on January 9th at 8pm.

In a press release Police said “Circumstances surrounding the traffic stop led officers to attend to a residence in the first 100 block of Manila Road.” Police found Hossein Lotfi 77, dead at the scene.

The homicide unit has taken over the investigation,

Investigators ask anyone who had contact with Lotfi in the days preceding his death, or anyone who might have information  to contact police at 204-986-6508

3 inmates charged – Max Maurice Richard dies after Stony Mountain Institution altercation

RCMP are investigating a homicide at Stony Mountain federal prison after 42 year old Max Maurice Richard died in a multi-inmate altercation on January 7th.

Richard was taken to the hospital where he was pronounced dead at approximately 11:48 pm. Richard was serving an indeterminate sentence for Second Degree Murder in connection to the August 2011 death of 24 year old  April Hornbrook, since January 27, 2017.

Update January 15th

Three inmates have been charged with the death of Max Maurice Richard. Victor Travis Ross, 29, Michael Frank Okemow, 29, and Wilfred George Cook, 27, have been charged with second-degree murder.