Winnipeg police investigate the death of a woman in a house fire as a homicide.

The 2021 Winnipeg Homicide Victim List is available here

Winnipeg fire crews responded to reports of a fire in a home on the 500 block of Young Street on September 21st at approximately 8:38pm. The fire was extinguished around 20 minutes later.

One occupant safely self-evacuated, and a second occupant was located deceased in the home. Winnipeg police said It is believed that foul play was involved in the death of the female victim, nd that the fire had been deliberately set. The Winnipeg Homicide Unit have identified Faye SANDERSON, 44, of Winnipeg as the victim of a homicide.

Anyone with information or surveillance from the area is asked to contact police at  204-986-6508 or Crime Stoppers at 204-786-TIPS (8477).