Tag Archives: Manitoba

Christine Stoyko murdered by her ex

Christina Stoyko, 39 the woman who was found dead in her Winnipeg home on April 23 had a restraining order against the man who killed her.  The pair were in a relationship however after many assaults dating back to 2013.

Kevin Klassen 37, has been charged with second degree murder. Police have not released the cause of death at this time, or the circumstances surrounding the death of Stoyko.

36 year old woman charged in the death of her 2 year old son

RCMP were called to Waywayseecappo First Nation on January 31, 2015, to help local police investigate the death of a 2 year old boy.

The boy apparently fell out of his bed while playing and bumped his head. Hours later the mother said that she found the baby unresponsive.  The boy was then pronounced dead at hospital.


RCMP arrested and charged the 36 year old woman on April 5th 2016, over a year after the incident, and charged her with second degree murder in the boy’s death.


RCMP treating Teresa Robinson’s death as homicide.

Manitoba RCMP is treating the death of Teresa Robinson as a homicide, not an animal attack. The 11 year-old Garden Hill First Nation girl’s body was discovered by community members after a search.

The girl was reported missing to police on May 11, but had disappeared after going to a birthday party in Garden Hill on May 5.

The RCMP says Teresa Casandra Robinson’s body had been “disturbed” by animals, they believe the cause of death was homicide.


After collecting voluntary DNA samples from men between the ages of 15 and 66, police have made an arrest in the murder of Teresa Robinson.

A 15 year old boy has been charged with the death of Teresa Robinson. The name of the accused has not been released.

Frederick Bird stabbed to death in Winnipeg

Police were called to Allenby Cres on March 8th on report of an injured man. Police arrived to find 45 year old Frederick Bird suffering from stab wounds.

the man was rused to hospital where he died from his injuries. One person has been arrested in connection, however no charged have been laid.

Anyone with information is asked to contact investigators at (204) 986-6508 or Crime Stoppers at (204) 786-TIPS (8477).

Bernadette Neepin 37, has been charged with second degree murder.

Henry Kipling dies after being assaulted twice in one day

Emergency crews found Henry Kipling, 43, injured on Winnipeg’s Main Street in the early morning of February 27th outside the Northern Hotel. He was transported to hospital where he died a short time after. Homicide investigators said that Kipling had died of a brain bleed after an unsuccessful surgery.

Police are looking for two suspects, a man and a woman.


The investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information about the identity of the suspect(s) is asked to call investigators at 204-986-6508 or Crime Stoppers at 204-786-TIPS (8477).


Jenna Traverse, 23, was arrested March 3 and charged with aggravated assault.

Travis Chief, 23, was arrested on March 5th for his alleged involvement. No word on any charges being laid as of yet.

Missing since February 14th, Cooper Nemeth found dead

Police cars and a tactical units could be seen investigating at a home on Bayne Crescent,  near Tu-Pelo Avenue February 20th. Police confirmed that the body found inside was that of Cooper Nemeth 17.

Bayne Cresent is one street away from where Nemeth was at a party hours before he was last seen on February 14th.

It is believed that he was first beaten and then shot.

Nicholas Bell-Wright 22, has been arrested and charged with second-degree murder.

A homeowner who found Nemeth’s body said that he and his wife were watching television when they heard a noise outside at around 8 p.m on February 20th. When they looked outside they saw  two legs sticking out of a dumpster bin and immediately called police.

Mavis Ducharme death a result of a brutal assault

Police found Mavis Ducharme, 39 in front of a home in the area of 500 block of Stella Avenue at around 5am on February 6th. Ducharme was suffering from serious injuries and was rushed to hospital where she was in critical condition, and passed away a short time after arriving.

Police said the homicide unit has been notified and is investigating.

Police  are asking anyone with information to phone them at 204-986-6508 or Crime Stoppers at 204-786-TIPS (8477).


Investigators have found out that a man and a woman, both 23 years old, forced themselves into the home of Ducharme, and attacked her and her husband.

Ducharme ran to a neighbours home but was attacked by the two people again. Police have stated that the assault was drug related. The 23 year old man has been charged with second degree murder and the 23 year old woman has been charged with manslaughter.

Two month old Haelin Taylor death being investigated as a homicide

On January 4th, Two month old Haelin Taliyah Taylor was admitted to an Winnipeg hospital in critical condition after being seriously injured at her Sioux Valley First Nations home.

The homicide unit has taken over the investigation from the serious crimes unit. Investigations said the baby had a brain injury consistent with shaken baby syndrome. The cause of death has not been released.

A home on the Sioux Valley Dakota First Nation has been secured as part of the initial investigation.

Cynthia Marie French stabbed to death in rooming house

Cynthia Marie French 35, was one of two women that were stabbed in the rooming house on William Avenue in Winnipeg on January 12. The second victim has since been upgraded to stable condition. French died shortly after arrival.

Police said the victims returned home to their residence  earlier in the afternoon and found Vanessa Nepinak in Cynthia French’s room.  Nepinak was kicked out, but returned an hour later with her sister when the stabbing took place.

Candice Nora Nepinak, 31, and Vanessa Louise Nepinak, 35, have been charged with second degree murder and attempted murder.