Three men charged in relation to the 2022 homicide of James Vernon Giesbrecht in Cornwallis Manitoba

The 2023 Manitoba Homicide Victim List is available here

Police said unidentifiable human remains were discovered in the trunk of a burned 2007 Honda Accord in October 13, 2022 in the RM of Cornwallis.

In December 2022, James Giesbrecht was reported missing.

In January of 2023, Giesbrecht was identified as the victim through the use of the National Forensics Lab, and RCMP also knew at that point that Giesbrecht’s death was not caused by the car fire and was a homicide.

On September 11, 2023, three males were arrested for Giesbrecht’s murder.

Redstone Wombdiska, 28, was arrested at Headingely Correctional Centre and charged with First Degree Murder.

Joseph Lindsay, 36, was arrested at Stony Mountain Institution and charged with First Degree Murder.

Christopher Cutlip, 40, was arrested at the Brandon Correctional Centre and charged with Second Degree Murder.