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Hans George Scheppner, 85, stabbed to death by his wife in Winnipeg

Winnipeg police responded to a check on welfare at  a suite in a residential complex in the 1700 block of Henderson Highway on July 21st.

Police arrived to find Hans George Scheppner, 85, deceased. The victim’s wife Anne-Dore Maria Scheppner, 73, was arrested at the scene and charged with second degree murder.

Police believe the death was the result of an argument that escalated and lead to the stabbing on the evening of July 15.

The 2018 Winnipeg Homicide Victim List is available here.

Kenneth Wood dies of a gunshot wound in Winnipeg’s 10th homicide of 2018

Winnipeg police and paramedics responded to a report of a shooting in the area of Flora Avenue and McKenzie Street at approximately 1:40am.

Kenneth Wood, 35, was found with life threatening injuries. He was rushed to hospital where he died of his injuries.

The Winnipeg Police Homicide Unit is seeking assistance from anyone who had contact with the victim. Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 204-986-6508.

10 Biggest Canadian City Homicide Count, Homicide Rate Per 100,000 and Full Year 2018 Projections

Homicides and projections as of July 9th, 2018 for the ten biggest Canadian municipalities. Currently uses 2016 census populations for murders per 100,000. Note individual cities, not metro regions.

Municipality Population Homicides 2018 Proj. Homicides 2017
Projection per 100K Homicides
Toronto 2731571 54 103.7 3.8 63
Montreal 1704694 14 26.9 1.6 24
Calgary 1239220 6 11.5 0.9 28
Ottawa 934243 13 25.0 2.7 14
Edmonton 932546 16 30.7 3.3 42
Mississauga 721599 4 7.7 1.1 8
Winnipeg 705224 9 17.3 2.5 21
Vancouver 631486 11 21.1 3.3 17
Brampton 593638 9 17.3 2.9 6
Hamilton 536917 1 1.9 0.4 10

Ryan Dunsford beaten to death by his brother

Winnipeg police were called to a hotel in the 300 block of Smith Street on June 23rd on report of an unresponsive man.

Police arrived to find Ryan Dunsford, 26,  from Little Grand Rapids deceased. Reports stated that Ryan Dunsford had been beaten to death, however no weapon was used.

The victim’s brother Roy Dunsford, 20, has been charged with Manslaughter and Fail to Comply with an Undertaking X2.

The 2018 Winnipeg Homicide Victim List is available here.

Christine Barker stabbed to death by her 18 year old daughter in Winnipeg

Winnipeg police and paramedics responded to the report of an injured female at a residence in the first 100 block of Beaumont Bay on May 28th at approximately 12:10pm.

Police located Christine Lynnette Barker, 26, suffering from  stab wounds. Barker was rushed to hospital where she died of her injuries.

The victim’s daughter Hailey Summer Barker, 18, was arrested on June 4th and charged with second degree murder.

The 2018 Winnipeg Homicide Victim List is available here.

Noel Talingdan shot to death outside of Bar Italia in Winnipeg

Winnipeg police were called to the 700 block of Corydon Avenue on May 29th at approximately 12:40pm on report of a shooting.

On arrival police located Noel Talingdan, 37, and a 28 year old female suffering from gunshot wounds outside of Bar Italia. Both victims were rused to hospital where Talingdan dies of his injuries. The female victim is expected to survive.

Anyone with information that may assist investigators is asked to call the Homicide Unit at 204-986-6508 or Crime Stoppers at 204-786-TIPS (8477).

The 2018 Winnipeg Homicide Victim List is available here.

Update July 2nd
Eric John Boyle, 30, was arrested on June 29th, and charged with first-degree murder.  Police have also issued an arrest warrant for Joshua Lucien Peter Turner, 24. Turner is wanted for first degree murder and attempted murder.

Death of Angela Turner and Lorne Turner a murder suicide

Winnipeg Police Service received a request to check the well-being of a resident in the 600 block of Buckingham Road on May 21st at approximately 9:00pm.

Police arrived at the scene to find Angela Turner, 50, and Lorne Turner, 58, deceased in the home. Angela Turner died of upper-body injuries, and Lorne Turner’s injuries were seld inflicted.

No other information will be released at this time.

The 2018 Winnipeg Homicide Victim List is available here.

Gilbert Chartrand stabbed to death in Winnipeg

Winnipeg police and paramedics responded to a stabbing in the 500 block of Agnes Street on April 4th at approximately 7:50pm.

42 year old Gilbert Chartrand was found suffering from serious injuries. Chartrand was rushed to hospital where he died of his injuries.

Winnipeg Police homicide investigators are asking for help from the public in locating 2 suspects who are wanted in connection to the death of Chartrand.

Suspect 1 – Jerome Devon KAKAGAMIC, 24
6’0”, 172lbs.

Suspect 2 – Faron Junior HENDERSON
6’1”, 185lbs.

Both suspects should be considered armed and dangerous and should not be approached. Anyone with information on their whereabouts is asked to contact the Homicide Unit at 204-986-6508 .

The 2018 Winnipeg Homicide Victim List is available here.

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.