James Edsel Tucker Ex-Head of Manitoba KKK murdered in his Apartment

Emergency crews responded to a call of a stabbing on Furby Street, on June 23 at around 3:00am. The victim, James Tucker 45, was rushed to hospital where he died of an upper body wound.

Martin Archie Flett 22, has been charged with second degree murder. Police said there are no indications that the murder was a result of Tuckers past.

It has been confirmed by police that James Tucker went by the name William James Harcus when he was the former head of the Manitoba KKK.  He changed his name to James Edsel Tucker in hopes of distancing himself from the group.