Tag Archives: Winnipeg

17 year old boy charged with the death of a 17 year old in Winnipeg

Winnipeg police were called to a disturbance at a residence in the 1200 block of Court Ave on August 6th at approximately 3:40 a.m.

Officers arrived at the scene to find a 17 year old male suffering from a stab wound. The boy was rushed to hospital where he died of his injuries.

A 17 year old male was arrested and charged with manslaughter.

Anyone with information that may assist investigators is asked to call 204-986-6508

The 2017 Winnipeg Homicide Victim List is available here.

Dean Wade Yurkiw dies from a stab wound in Winnipeg

Winnipeg police were called to the 300 block of Redwood Avenue for a report of an injured man on August 4th at approximately 3:15pm.

Police arrived to find Dean Yurkiw 50, suffering from a stab wound. Yurkiw was rushed to hospital where he died of his injuries.

Anyone with information that may assist investigators is asked to call 204-986-6508

The 2017 Winnipeg Homicide Victim List is available here.

Rohn Abraham dies in Winnipeg stabbing

Winnipeg police and emergency personnel responded to a residence in the 100 block of Euclid Avenue on report of an injured male on July 27,  at approximately 7:45pm.

At the scene police found a 31 year old woman and a 29 year old man both suffering from stab wounds. The two victims were rushed to hospital with life threatening injuries. The woman has been upgraded to stable condition, Rohn Abraham 29 died of his injuries.

Anyone with information that may assist investigators is asked to call 204-986-6508

The death of Rohn Abraham is the 14th this year for the city of Winnipeg. The 2017 Winnipeg Homicide Victim List is available here.

Update, charges laid: Trevor Bodnarek aka Trevor Desjarlais dies from a gunshot wound in Winnipeg’s latest homicide

Winnipeg police and paramedics responded to the 700 block of Selkirk Avenue for a report of shots fired on July 21, at approximately 10pm.

Police located the victim 27 year old Trevor Bodnaerk aka Trevor Desjarlais, suffering from a gunshot wound. Paramedics rushed Bodnarek to hospital where he was pronounced deceased.

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

The 2017 Winnipeg Homicide Victim List is available here.

Update: Winnipeg police have released that they have arrested both Craig Dylan Monkman, 19, and Albert Kelly Thomas, 34, they have been charged with second degree murder in the death of Bodnaerk.

Winnipeg’s 12th homicide of 2017 – Man found covered in blood in Manwin Hotel lobby

On July 16, at approximately 10:30 p.m., emergency personnel responded to a report of an injured male, covered in blood in the front lobby of the Manwin Hotel in the 600 block of Main Street.

The unnamed man was rushed to hospital where he was pronounced deceased. Winnipeg police are treating the death as a homicide and ask that anyone with information that may assist investigators  call Winnipeg police at 204-986-6508.

Update July 19th
Winnipeg police have identified the Victim as 50 year old John Blaine Flett.

The 2017 Winnipeg Homicide Victim List is available here.

Marvin Elias Caribou dies in hospital after being seriously assaulted

Winnipeg police and paramedics were called to the 100 block of Martha street on June 19th at approximately 11:10 pm on report of an injured man.

According to the Winnipeg Police Report Marvin Elias Caribou 37, was found at the scene suffering from serious head trauma. Caribou was rushed to hospital where he dies as a result of his injuries on June 21.

Sydney Eric Norman Fleury 43, has been charged with manslaughter in his alleged involvement.

The death of Marvin Caribou is the 11th homicide in Winnipeg this year. The 2017 Winnipeg Homicide Victim List is available here.

Update Charges Laid: William George Sumner Winnipeg’s 10th homicide of 2017

Winnipeg police and emergency crews were called to a home in the 600 block of Pritchard Avenue on June 18th at around 6:15pm on report of a man unresponsive on the front lawn of a home.

Paramedics rushed the man to hospital where he was pronounced dead of a gunshot wound.

The victim has been identified by police as 27 year old William Sumner. No arrests have been made at this time.

Anyone with information is asked to call 204-986-6508 or Crime Stoppers at 204-785-TIPS (8477).

Update June 22

Winnipeg police arrested Cameron Bounthieng Kinnavanthong, 32, and charged him with Second Degree Murder as well as 7 other charges.

Gene Lester Joseph Malcolm, 33, and Jonathan Erin Catcheway, 28, were arrested on June 27th and charged with manslaughter.

Update July Leon Edward Patchinose, 29, is wanted for manslaughter in connection with the death of William Sumner.

The 2017 Winnipeg Homicide list is available here.

Manslaughter charge after Marilyn Oshiwee dies at a party

Winnipeg police general patrol unit noticed a crowd of people at a home in the 500 block of Spence Street on June 17th at around 4:30am.

Police stopped to investigate the commotion, when they found Marilyn Oshiwee 37 unresponsive on the front porch. Oshiwee was pronounced dead at the scene.

Fenisha Pebbles 28, has been arrested and charged with  manslaughter.

The death on Marilyn Oshiwee is Winnipeg’s 9th homicide this year. The 2017 Winnipeg Homicide list is available here.

Jarso Boku Ano dies from stab wound in Winnipeg

Emergency crews responded to report of an injured man at the block of 300 block of Kennedy Street on May 23 at approximately 3:15 pm.

22 year old Jarso Boku Ano was found outside of an apartment,  suffering from a stab wound to the upper body. Ano was rushed to hospital where he succumbed to his injuries.

No arrests have been made at this time.

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

The 2017 Winnipeg Homicide Victim List is available here.

Update: Brett Overby facing a second degree murder charge in the disappearance of Christine Wood

Christine Wood 21, was visiting Winnipeg from Oxford House First Nation with her family, when she was last seen Aug. 19 2016. She was last seen leaving a Hotel on Barrie st, where she had been staying with her family.

January 2017, the Missing Persons Unit began collaborating with Homicide investigators in search of Miss Wood.

Police obtained a search warrant on March 21st 2017, at the 300 block of Burrows Avenue and arrested Brett Overby 30. According to police Overby was arrested and interviewed at that time, but not formally charged.

Investigators gathered evidence for several days at the home of Overby. Evidence collected at Overby’s home lead investigators to believe that Wood was murdered at his Burrows Avenue home. Forensic evidence was confirmed on April 6th, and formal charges were laid. Brett Ronald Overby, 30, has been charged with second degree murder of Christine Wood.

The body of Christine Wood has still not been recovered.

Update: The body of Christine Wood was found by a landowner who was checking his crops in the R.M. of Springfield on Thursday June 1st. Initially Police could not identify the body, however an autopsy was performed on June 2nd and revealed the identity to be that of Christine Wood.