Update: Jay Peter Penner charged with manslaughter – Winnipeg Homicide 35 – police investigate the murder of Son Minh Nguyen

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Winnipeg police responded to a building in the 600 block of Home Street for a report of a severely injured male on September 1st at 7:57am.

On arrival police located Son Minh Nguyen, a 66-year-old male of Winnipeg deceased inside a suite. Investigators have not released the cause of death but said the manner of death is a homicide.

This investigation is continuing by members of the Homicide Unit. Anyone with information that may assist investigators is asked to call 204-986-6508 or Crime Stoppers at 204-786-TIPS (8477).

Update September 6th
Winnipeg police said It is believed that the suspect and victim were together when an argument ensued, which escalated to a serious physical assault.
Jay Peter Penner, a 34-year-old male of Winnipeg, has been charged with:

– Manslaughter