Winnipeg Homicide 21 – The death of Hurbert Wilson McKay, 63, being investigated as a homicide

Winnipeg Police Service and Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service responded to a home in the 500 block of Manitoba Avenue for reports of a fire on June 1st.

Two people managed to escape the fire themselves. One occupant went to hospital in Stable condition.

After the fire was extinguished Hurbert Wilson McKay, 63, was found deceased. Police are investigating this incident as a homicide. Anyone with information that may be of assistance to call 204-986-6508.

Update June 17th
Winnipeg police have arrested a 34-year-old man and charged him with arson with disregard to human life and second-degree murder in the death of a 63-year-old Hurbert Wilson McKay,

The 2019 Winnipeg Homicide Victim List is available here.