Winnipeg Police Service responded to a wellbeing check on July 15th at approximately 11:00am at a hotel in the 1600 block of Regent Avenue West.
On arrival police located Belton Mason, 33, of St. Theresa Pointe deceased within one of the suites.
As a result of the investigation, a 17-year-old male from St. Theresa Point was arrested and is facing the charge of manslaughter.
The Homicide Unit is continuing to investigate. Anyone with information, please contact the Homicide Unit at 204-986-6508 or Crime Stoppers at 204-786-TIPS (8477).
The death of Mason is the city’s 29th homicide of the year