Winnipeg Police Service responded to the Robertson neighbourhood for a report of a family-related abduction on July 7th at 9:28am.
According to Winnipeg police it is believed that the estranged father had abducted the 3-year-old Jemimah from her mother at knifepoint.
Winnipeg police took the suspect into custody outside of a parked vehicle at King Edward Street and Jefferson Avenue at approximately 9:43am. Police located the girl suffering from stab wound injuries and immediately began providing emergency first aid. She was rushed to hospital where she died of her injuries.
Frank Nausigimana, a 28-year-old male of Winnipeg, has been charged with:
– First Degree Murder
*According to CBC, court records obtained show the mother was granted a domestic violence protection order after telling a provincial court official Frank Nausigimana assaulted her while pregnant, hoping to see her then-unborn fetus aborted back in 2017. The two were not in a romantic relationship but had been friends for about seven years at the time. [More]