Update: Winnipeg Homicide #24 – Gabriel Radford Coates found deceased in a park

Winnipeg emergency crews responded to a report of a deceased male who was found in a park near Higgins Avenue and Maple Street, on June 19th at approximately 7:00am.

The victim has been identified as Gabriel Radford Coates, 44. Investigators believe that Radford Coates had been assaulted overnight or during the morning hours.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact the Winnipeg Homicide Unit at 204-986-6508 or Crime Stoppers at 204-786-TIPS.

Update July 8th
Winnipeg police have released security footage with the hope to identify the suspects. if you can assist in identifying these individuals please contact investigators at 204-986-6508 or Crime Stoppers at 204-786-TIPS (8477).

Update July 28th
Jason Thomas Borle, 45, of Winnipeg, was arrested on July 25th at a residence on Higgins Avenue. Borle has been charged with Second-Degree Murder in relation to the death of Gabriel Radford Coates.. Investigators believe that the accused and the victim did not know each other before the homicide.

The 2019 Winnipeg Homicide Victim List is available here.