Winnipeg Homicide #3 – Dexter Cortavista Dejarisco, dies in hospital 8 days after shooting

Winnipeg police and emergency services personnel responded to a home in the 500 block of Burrows Avenue on a report of a shooting on January 7th.

The victim, Dexter Cortavista Dejarisco, 31, was found suffering from a severe gunshot wound. Cortavista Dejarisco was rushed to hospital where he died of his injuries on January 15th.

Benny Lance Hansen, 34, of Winnipeg, was initially arrested and charged with aggravated assault, however since the death of Cortavista Dejarisco the charge has been upgraded to second degree murder.

Update August 21st, 2020
Brennan Eugene Robert Bercier, a 24-year-old male of Winnipeg, was arrested by Winnipeg police and has been charged with Second Degree Murder

The 2019 Winnipeg Homicide Victim List is available here.