Winnipeg police and paramedic responded to the report of an injured woman at a multi-family residential building in the 300 block of Redwood Avenue on May 15th at 11:40 am.
Marie Morin, 46, was located in one of the suites, suffering from a significant laceration. Morin was rushed to hospital in critical condition where she was pronounced deceased. Police said the investigation lead them to believe Morin had been socializing with the suspect at his residence when she was assaulted. The homicide is considered domestic in nature.
Brandon Carl Starnyski, 45, was arrested at the scene and charged with second degree murder and failure to comply with a probation order.