Fourth and Fifth Winnipeg Homicides in 2019, Two Men Shot and Killed at Johnny G’s – Victims identified

Two men were shot at the Johnny G’s restaurant location on Main Street in Winnipeg after midnight Wednesday. They later died in hospital.

This is the fourth and fifth homicide in Winnipeg in 2019. In 2018 there were 22 homicide in Winnipeg versus 21 in 2017.

Update February 8th
Winnipeg police have released the identity of the two victims in the February 6th homicide as Anthony Brian Cromastey, 30, and Rodney Albert Kirton, 25.
Police have revealed that the deceased males died as a result of simultaneous gunshots to each other. Both handguns have been recovered. 

Winnipeg’s first homicide of 2019 – Adam Travis Martin dies of a gunshot wound

Winnipeg police responded to report of a shooting at approximately 6:05 a.m on January 1st at a residence in the 400 block of Nairn Avenue.

Police and paramedics arrived to find Adam Travis Martin, 31 of Winnipeg injured outside of the residence. Martin was rushed to hospital where he died of his injuries

No arrests have been made at this time, anyone with information that may assist investigators is asked to call 204-986-6508 .

Update January 7th
Winnipeg police located Samuel Zanen Moneyas, 18, of Winnipeg,
in the 400 block of Nairn Avenue on January 3rd at approximately 5:10am, and charged him with Second Degree Murder, and Fail to Comply Condition Recognizance by Judge/Justice (x2).

Storm Alexander Moar, 22, was arrested on January 4th at at approximately 5:20pm in the 500 block of Kent Road. Moar has been charged with Second Degree Murder, Possession of a Weapon, Possession of a Firearm Knowing its Possession is Unauthorized, Possession of Firearm Contrary to Prohibition Order.

Winnipeg police investigating Christmas Day Homicide of Tyler Evan Smoke

Winnipeg emergency personnel responded to the 400 block of Victor Street for the report of an injured male, on December 25th at approximately 7:15am.

The victim, Tyler Evan Smoke, 26, was rushed to hospital where he died of his injuries. Police have not released the cause of death at this time.

Police are asking for help from the public to determining Tyler’s whereabouts prior to his homicide. Anyone who had recent contact with Tyler, and anyone with information that may assist investigators is asked to call 204-986-6508.

The 2018 Winnipeg Homicide Victim List is available here.

Warrant issued for the arrest of Kane Ashley Antonio Moar in Winnipeg’s 21st homicide of 2018

Winnipeg Police responded to a check the well being call in the 600 block of McGee Street on December 18th at approximately 2:40pm.

On arrival police located an unconscious male who was rushed to hospital. The victim who has been identified as Ricardo Junior Hibi, 34, succumbed to his injuries at hospital.

The name of the victim and cause of death has no been released at this time. Police said the death is being investigated as a homicide.

Update
A Canada-wide warrant for the arrest of Kane Ashley Antonio Moar has been issued for Second Degree Murder of Ricardo Junior Hibi. Moar is described as Indigenous male in appearance, approximately 6’0” in height and weighing 190 lbs with a medium build, black hair and brown eyes.

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

The 2018 Winnipeg Homicide Victim List is available here.

Winnipeg Homicide #20 – Lisa Marie Kubica dies from upper body injuries

Winnipeg emergency personnel responded to a report of a stabbing at a residence in the first 100 block of Tyndall Avenue on December 6th at approximately 6:30pm.

Police and paramedics arrived to find Lisa Marie Kubica, 38, suffering from upper body injuries. Kubica was rushed to hospital where she died of her injuries.

Phyllis Dawn Pascal, 45, of Winnipeg, has been charged with second-degree murder. 

The 2018 Winnipeg Homicide Victim List is available here.

10 Biggest Canadian City Homicide Count, Homicide Rate Per 100,000 And Full Year 2018 Projections, Updated December 10th, 2018

Toronto is still ahead with the highest homicide rate per capita of the ten major cities. Edmonton is now in second.

Brampton, Montreal and Toronto projected homicides are up over 2017 totals.

Click on the city for a listing of that city’s homicides.

City Population Homicides 2018 Proj. Homicides 2017
Projection per 100K Homicides
Toronto 2731571 92 97.6 3.6 63
Montreal 1704694 29 30.8 1.8 24
Calgary 1239220 15 15.9 1.3 28
Ottawa 934243 16 17.0 1.8 14
Edmonton 932546 27 28.6 3.1 42
Mississauga 721599 9 9.5 1.3 9
Winnipeg 705224 18 19.1 2.7 21
Vancouver 631486 14 14.9 2.4 17
Brampton 593638 13 13.8 2.3 6
Hamilton 536917 9 9.5 1.8 10

15-year-old charged in the shooting death of a 17-year-old in Winnipeg

Winnipeg police responded to a report of a shooting at a residence located in the 1000 block of Sherburn Street, on November 10th at approximately 12:20am.

Police arrived to find a 17-year-old male suffering from a gunshot wound to the upper body. The teen was rushed to hospital where he died of his injuries.

A 15-year-old male youth was arrested at the scene and charged with  Manslaughter (Firearm), Cause Death by Criminal Negligence (Firearm), Discharge Firearm in a Reckless Manner, Possession of Firearm Contrary to Probation Order, Fail to Comply with Probation Order.

The 2018 Winnipeg Homicide Victim List is available here.

10 Biggest Canadian City Homicide Count, Homicide Rate Per 100,000 And Full Year 2018 Projections: Updated October 7th, 2018

Toronto still leads with the highest homicide rate per capita of the ten major cities, Winnipeg is second, with the City of Vancouver, Edmonton, and Brampton tied for third.

Toronto and Brampton projected homicides are up considerably over the 2017 totals.

Click on city for listing of that city’s homicides

City Population Homicides 2018 Proj. Homicides 2017
Projection per 100K Homicides
Toronto 2731571 83 108.2 4.0 63
Montreal 1704694 18 23.5 1.4 24
Calgary 1239220 11 14.3 1.2 28
Ottawa 934243 14 18.3 2.0 14
Edmonton 932546 21 27.4 2.9 42
Mississauga 721599 6 7.8 1.1 9
Winnipeg 705224 17 22.2 3.1 21
Vancouver 631486 14 18.3 2.9 17
Brampton 593638 13 16.9 2.9 6
Hamilton 536917 6 7.8 1.5 10

Allen Joseph Frier Beardy charged with the death of a 21-month-old male child

Winnipeg Police and Paramedics responded to a report of an unresponsive 21-month-old male child at a residence in the first 100 block of Idlewild Bay on August 30th at approximately 10:45pm. Police said the mother of the child called 911 after

The child was rushed to hospital where he died of his injuries.  Allen Joseph Frier Beardy, a 22-year-old male of Winnipeg, has been charged with Manslaughter after the month long investigation.

A lengthy investigation has lead authorities to believe the child injured by Beardy on August 30, at a residence in the 300 block of Redwood Avenue, and another time at the residence on Idlewild Bay. Autopsy results revealed blunt force trauma injuries were discovered on the child’s upper body.

The 2018 Winnipeg Homicide Victim List is available here.

Body of Mary Madeline Yellowback,found in recycling materials in a Winnipeg Recycling Depot

Winnipeg Police Service responded to a report of suspicious circumstances at a recycling depot in the 100 block of Omands Creek Boulevard on September 28th.

The Body of Mary Madeline Yellowback, 33, from Gods River, MB was found mixed in with recycling materials that were picked up in the city of Winnipeg.

Cst. Jay Murray said “Workers were sorting through recycled material that had come in from the City of Winnipeg and at that time they discovered her amongst other recyclable materials,”

Police are working on identifying the victim and notifying her next of kin. No other information is available at this time.

The 2018 Winnipeg Homicide Victim List is available here.