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.