Winnipeg Police Service responded to the area of McDonald Avenue and Gomez Street for the report of a suspicious fire on April 27th at approximately 1:00 a.m.
Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service and Winnipeg police located an involved fire and a deceased victim. An autopsy is pending. The Homicide Unit has assumed the investigation.
On May 3, 2023, Homicide Unit Investigators placed the suspect under arrest as he was in custody for the abovementioned incidents.
Tyrus MANN, 23, of Winnipeg, is charged with the following offences:
-Second Degree Murder
-Assault Cause Bodily Harm
-Assault a Peace Officer
-Carrying Concealed Weapon Prohibited Device or Ammunition
-Fail to Comply with Condition of Undertaking
He remains in custody.
The Homicide Unit continues the investigation and is requesting public assistance in identifying the deceased male. He is described as:
– Unknown ethnicity
– Approximately 6’ in height
– No upper teeth
– Will have undergone previous medical facial procedure
Anyone with information or residential/commercial video surveillance footage that may assist homicide investigators is asked to call 204-986-6508 or Crime Stoppers at 204-786-TIPS (8477).