Update: Aaron Wayne Azure & Keith Michael McKay charged – Winnipeg police investigate the homicide of Vincent Brian Kipling

The 2023 Winnipeg Homicide Victim List is available here

Winnipeg Police Service responded to the area of Stella Avenue and Main Street for the report of an injured male on May 10th, at approximately 10:50 p.m.

Officers located the victim who has been identified as Vincent Brian KIPLING, 31, of Winnipeg, and immediately commenced lifesaving measures. The cause of death hasn’t been released, however, police said his death is being investigated as a homicide.

Update: On May 29, 2023, the Homicide Unit, with the assistance of the Manitoba Integrated Violent Offender Apprehension Unit (MIVOAU), arrested 38-year-old Aaron Wayne AZURE. He has been charged with Manslaughter and detained in custody.

Update On July 5, 2023, the Homicide Unit arrested 27-year-old Keith Michael MCKAY near Main Street and Jarvis Avenue. MCKAY has been charged with Second Degree Murder in connection with the death of KIPLING.

Anyone with information or video surveillance footage that may assist investigators is asked to call the Homicide Unit at 204-986-6508 or Crime Stoppers at 204-786-TIPS.