Tag Archives: Manitoba

Winnipeg Bus driver Irvine Fraser dies from stab wound

According to the Winnipeg Transit union, Irvine Fraser 58, was at his last stop on February 14th just before 2am when he went to the back of the bus to wake a sleeping passenger.

The confrontation turned violent when 22 year old Brian Kyle Thomas attacked Fraser. The altercation ended with Fraser being stabbed outside his bus. Fraser was rushed to hospital where he died of his injuries.

Brian Kyle Thomas, 22,  has been charged with second degree murder in the death of Irvine Fraser, Thomas has also been charged with possession of a dangerous weapon.

The death of Irvine Fraser is the 5th homicide this year. The Winnipeg 2017 homicide victim’s list is available here.

Bryer James Prysiazniuk-Settee dies from a gunshot wound in Winnipeg

Police were called to the area of Powers Street and Aberdeen Avenue on February 8th at around 10am on report of an injured man. Police and EMT’s arrived to find Bryer James Prysiazniuk-Settee, 24,  suffering from a gunshot wound.

Prysiazniuk-Settee was rushed to hospital where he died of his injuries.

Police ask anyone with information regarding either incident or potential witnesses to contact investigators at 204-986-6508 or Crime Stoppers at 204-786-8477.

Update: Tyler Kirton dies of a gunshot wound in Winnipeg’s first homicide of 2017

Winnipeg police were called to the area of Thames Avenue and Watt Street on January 3rd at approximately 9:55pm on report of gunshots.

Police arrived to find Tyler Kirton 25,  lying in the street suffering from a gunshot wound. The man was rushed to hospital where he died of his injuries.

Anyone with information is asked to call 204-986-6508

Update February 10th

A 16 year old has been charged with first degree murder. Police have not said if the accused is male or female.

Winnipeg Homicide 24: Man dies from stab wound

Winnipeg police were called to the 400-block of Kennedy St On December 20th at around 11pm on report of a stabbing.

Police arrived to find a man suffering from serious injuries. EMS rushed the man to hospital where he died of his injuries in the early hours of December 21.

The name of the victim has not been released at this time.

Anyone with information on either case is asked to call police at 204-986-6508

Update

The victim has been identified as Clarence Ignace, 25. Police have issued a warrant for the arrest of Tyron Harper, 23. Harper is wanted for the second degree murder of Ignace.

The 2016 Winnipeg homicide Victim List is available here.

Edward Lee Dyck found dead in Winnipeg

Winnipeg police were called to the 200-block of Belmont Avenue in West Kildonan on December 20 after receiving a call from a concerned friend to check on the well being of Edward Lee Dyck 55.

Police arrived to find the body of Dyck in the detached garage of the home with many suspicious injuries.

Dale Gregory Hilderman, 51, has been charged with the second degree murder of Dyck. Both the victim and the accused rented rooms in the home.

The death of Edward Dyck is the 23rd homicide this year in Winnipeg. The 2016 Winnipeg homicide victim list is available here.

Lydia Whitford’s death being investigated as a homicide 5 months later

Manitoba RCMP were called to a residence in the RM of Springfield on July 14. Police arrived to find Lydia Whitford 18, dead.

According to Lydia’s sister Jessica Whitford, Lydia had autism, epilepsy and was non-verbal

Back in July it was thought that Lydia died of natural causes, since then, on December 20th investigators say that Whitford’s death was a homicide.

The cause of death has not been released.

Benjamin Franklin Traverse shot to death in Winnipeg

Winnipeg police were called to the area of 400 block of Pritchard Avenue on November 28th at around 11:30 pm on report of a shooting.

Police arrived to find Benjamin Franklin Traverse 39, suffering from a gunshot wound. Traverse was rushed to hospital where he died of his injuries on December 3rd.

Winnipeg police are looking for Michael Tylor Fless, 30 and James Andrew Jewels, 26, in relation to the death of Traverse.

Anyone with information on the whereabouts of Fless and Jewels should contact Crime Stoppers at 204-786-8477.

Winnipeg Homicide #21: Theodoros Belayneh shot after leaving a concert

Winnipeg police were called to the area of Donald Street and Stradbrook Avenue on November 26th at around 3am on reports of gunshots.

Police arrived to find two men with injuries consistent with a shooting. The two men were rushed to hospital where Theodoros Belayneh, 32, from Edmonton died of his injuries. The other man is expected to survive.

Winnipeg police re asking anyone who attended the Ace Hood show, and may have photos or videos of the parking lot at Reset Interactive Ultralounge to come forward. Anyone who has photos or videos is asked to call investigators at 204-986-6508.

Franc Mlakar found dead in Thompson

Thompson Police received a call to check on the well being of a senior on November 17th. Police arrived to find 83 year old Franc Mlakar dead.

Police said the death appears to be a homicide. Mlakar’s was last seen by friends on October 31.

Police are asking for the help of the public in piecing together the time he was last seen, and the discovery of Mr. Mlakar.

Anyone with information is asked to call RCMP at 204-677-6909.