Frank Nausigimana charged with first degree murder of his 3-year-old daughter in Winnipeg

The 2021 Winnipeg Homicide Victim List is available here

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]

A Gofundme campaign has been created to aid in financial assistance to help alleviate the family’s funeral expenses. 

Murdered teen Jaden Charles John Oman leaves behind a one-year-old daughter

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 Winnipeg Police responded to reports of an assault at an apartment block located at 375 Assiniboine Ave on July 4th at approximately 3:30am.

On arrival police located 17-year-old Jaden Charles John Oman, 17, in critical condition. Oman was rushed to hospital where he succumbed to his injuries. According to winnipegfreepress.com Oman leaves behind his grieving family and one-year-old daughter.

Winnipeg police arrested Samuel David Hastings, 19, who was an acquittance of Oman, and charged him with second degree murder.

Winnipeg police investigate the homicide of Derek Scott Sutton

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Emergency crews responded to the report of an injured man outside a home in the 400 block of Beverley Street on May 19th at approximately 2:07am.

Police arrived and performed first aid until paramedics took over the scene. Winnipeg police said  Derek Scott Sutton, 37, was rushed to hospital where he died of his injuries. The cause of death has not been released at this time.

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

Winnipeg Police investigate the murder of Jasmine Normand

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Emergency crews responded to a report of a deceased woman located inside an apartment unit in the 600 block of Maryland Street, on May 10th at approximately 2:25pm.

Winnipeg police said the deceased victim has been identified as Jasmine Normand, 27 of Winnipeg. An autopsy was performed and revealed the manner of death to be a homicide.

The Homicide Unit asks for the public’s assistance to establish Jasmine’s whereabouts, activities, leading up to her discovery. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Homicide Unit at 204-986-6508 or Crime Stoppers at 204-786-TIPS (8477).

Winnipeg Homicide 42 – Douglas Wood’s death deemed a homicide

Winnipeg police and emergency services personnel were dispatched to a residence at 506 Pritchard Avenue on the report of an injured man, on October 31st at approximately 10:30pm.

Douglas Wood, 41, was found inside of the residence in critical condition. He was rushed to hospital where he died of his injuries. Major Crimes Unit and Homicide Unit continued with the investigation.

On December 17th police attended the 500 block of Manitoba Avenue and placed Jenna Sereena Kakegamick, 23, under arrest and charged her with second-degree murder and arson with disregard for human life.

Police believe that Kakegamick and the Wood, who were acquaintances, had been socializing at the residence when a confrontation occurred. Kakegamick, later started a fire and fled, leaving the male unable to escape.

The 2019 Winnipeg Homicide Victim List is available here.

Jamshaid Wahabi shot to death in Winnipeg

Winnipeg Police responded to a report of a shooting at a nightclub in the 200 block of Bannatyne Avenue on November 2nd at around 1:30am.

Police arrived to find two male victims. One victim was shot in the lower body and was transported to the hospital in stable condition. The second male victim found suffering from gunshot wounds was pronounced deceased at the scene. The deceased has been identified as Jamshaid Wahabi, 23.

Police say there were many people present in the club at the time of the shooting, and are asking that anyone who may have cell phone video taken during the evening or any relevant information to contact the Homicide Unit at (204) 986-6508.

Update April 5th, 2020:
Investigators determined that Rig Debak Moulebou was responsible for the murder of Wahabi, and Moulebou was murdered in retaliation.

The 2019 Winnipeg Homicide Victim List is available here.

Winnipeg Homicide #33 – Police investigate the stabbing death of a 14-year-old girl

Winnipeg Police responded to a report of a stabbing at a residence in the 100 block of Kinver Avenue on October 26th at approximately 10:45pm.

Police and paramedics arrived to find a 14-year-old, and an 18-year-old girl suffering from stabwounds. Both girls were rushed to hospital where the 14-year-old girl succumbed to her injuries. The other girl remains in hospital having been upgraded to a stable condition.

Update October 30th
Police believe that an argument during a party at the residence escalated to a physical altercation. On October 28th Winnipeg police arrested a 16-year-old girl and an 18-year-old girl. Both have been charged with Second Degree Murder
and Attempt to Commit Murder.

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

The 2019 Winnipeg Homicide Victim List is available here.

Winnipeg Homicide #32 – Karen Jane Letniak found dead in a home on Riverton Avenue.

Winnipeg police responded to a domestic incident in the 300 block of Riverton Avenue on October 18th at approximately 8:00am.

Police arrived to a confrontation with a man at the residence and as a result, the male was shot by police.  He was transported to hospital where he remains. Police entered the home to find Karen Jane Letniak 48, deceased. Her death is being investigated as a homicide.

The Independent Investigation Unit of Manitoba (IIU) has assumed responsibility for the investigation of the officer-involved shooting, and the Winnipeg Police Homicide Unit has taken over the investigation of the deceased female victim.

The 2019 Winnipeg Homicide Victim List is available here.

A 13-year-old and a 14-year-old charged with Manslaughter in relation to the death of Neilson Catcheway, 40.

Winnipeg Emergency Services responded to a report of a man lying on the roadway on Main Street between Higgins Avenue and Sutherland Avenue on October 16th at approximately 12:00am.

Police said the victim was suffering from injuries consistent with being run over by a vehicle. The victim who has been identified as Neilson Catcheway, 40, was rushed to hospital where he died of his injuries.

Winnipeg police said a 14-year-old male and a 13-year-old male were arrested and each charged with one count of Manslaughter. The driver of the involved vehicle is asked to come forward and speak with investigators.

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

The 2019 Winnipeg Homicide Victim List is available here.

Winnipeg Homicide #30 – Darlus Dary Darrien McKay fatally injured on Pritchard Ave

Winnipeg Police responded to reports of a man in medical distress lying in the front yard of a residence located in the 600 block of Pritchard Avenue, on October 7th at approximately 9:25am.

Police said the victim, Darlus Dary Darrien McKAY, 19, was found deceased. Cause of death has not been released at this time.

This investigation is continuing by members of the Homicide Unit. Anyone with information that may assist investigators is asked to call 204-986-6508.

The 2019 Winnipeg Homicide Victim List is available here.