Two Sisters charged – John Graham Buesnel, identified as Winnipeg’s latest homicide victim

Winnipeg emergency crews responded to a report of an unresponsive man inside an apartment suite in the 400 block of Elgin Avenue on August 24th at approximately 1:40am. Upon arrival, police found the victim, John Graham Buesnel, 64, deceased. 

On August 29, Taylor Lapierre, a 24-year-old female of Winnipeg, was arrested and charged with Manslaughter and Fail to Comply with Condition Recognizance. On August 31, Shyla Lee Walker, a 31-year-old female of Winnipeg, turned herself in at the Winnipeg Police Service and was arrested and charged with Manslaughter.

Police said Lapierre and Walker who are sisters were acquaintances of Buesnel.

The 2019 Winnipeg Homicide Victim List is available here.